Cathy Jamison

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCatherine "Cathy"•Jamison (-Imwalle)
Used nameCathy•Jamison
Born26 March 1950 in Portland, Oregon (USA)
Measurements171 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsSanta Clara SC, Santa Clara (USA)
NOC United States


Cathy Jamison swam for Woodrow Wilson High School in Portland, Oregon, and tried to make the 1964 Olympic team but did qualify at the US Trials. Later swimming for the Santa Clara Swim Club and Santa Clara University, she qualified for the 1968 US Olympic team by placing second in the 200 metre breaststroke at the final trials. She never competed again after the Olympics although she continued to swim for exercise and fun. Jamison, later as Cathy Imwalle, settled in Bend, Oregon, where she coached swimming at the Bend Swim Club and Mountain View High School.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Cathy Jamison
200 metres Breaststroke, Women (Olympic) 5