Janie Wagstaff

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameElizabeth Jane "Janie"•Wagstaff
Used nameJanie•Wagstaff
Born22 July 1974 in Kansas City, Missouri (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 66 kg
NOC United States


Janie Wagstaff was a backstroker who swam both backstroke events at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, and also won a gold medal with the medley relay. Wagstaff had won bronze medals in both backstrokes at the 1991 World Championships, also winning a medley relay gold there.

Wagstaff swam in college at the University of Florida. During her college career she won five Southeastern Conference individual titles, and helped Florida win five conference relay titles. She was named an All-American 11 times. Wagstaff left Florida to train for the 1996 Olympics, but did not make the US team for Atlanta.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Janie Wagstaff
100 metres Backstroke, Women (Olympic) 5
200 metres Backstroke, Women (Olympic) 17
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 1 Gold

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