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Alice Lord

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAlice Harlekinden•Lord (-Landon)
Used nameAlice•Lord
Born4 February 1902 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)
Died13 July 2000 in Ormond Beach, Florida (USA)
Measurements165 cm
AffiliationsWomen's Swimming Association
NOC United States


Alice Lord was a diver and swimmer for the Women’s Swimming Association. At age 13 she became known for swimming nine miles across Long Island Sound. On the trip to Antwerp in 1920, Lord met high jumper Dick Landon and a romance blossomed, with the two marrying in 1922. In the mid-1940s Lord and Landon were instrumental in forming the United States Olympians, an association of US Olympic athletes. Lord-Landon was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1993.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Diving (Aquatics) USA Alice Lord
Plain High, Women (Olympic) 7 p1 r1/2

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