Linda Jezek

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLinda Louise•Jezek (-Witwer)
Used nameLinda•Jezek
Born10 March 1960 in Palo Alto, California (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsSanta Clara SC, Santa Clara (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


After winning the AAU 100m backstroke in 1975 and 1976, Linda Jezek of the Santa Clara SC won the same event at the 1976 Final Trials. At the trials she also placed third in the 200m backstroke, but swam only in the 100m at Montréal. After being eliminated in the Olympic semi-finals in that event, she won a silver medal in the medley relay.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Linda Jezek
100 metres Backstroke, Women (Olympic) 11
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 2 Silver

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