Jane Swagerty

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJane Ellen•Swagerty (-Hill)
Used nameJane•Swagerty
Born30 July 1951 in Oakdale, California (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsSanta Clara SC, Santa Clara (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


At the 1968 Final Trials, Jane Swagerty finished second to Kaye Hall in the 100m backstroke. At the Olympics she again placed behind Miss Hall and with the favored Canadian, Elaine Tanner, also finishing ahead of her, she took the bronze medal. Jane Swagerty, who represented the Santa Clara AC and the University of the Pacific, also swam in the heats of the medley relay at the Mexico Olympics.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Jane Swagerty
100 metres Backstroke, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 1