Alice Jones (swimmer)

Alice Jones is an American international swimmer who swam for the Cincinnati Marlins.

At the 1970 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Outdoor Swimming Championships, Jones won two gold medals, setting world records in the 100- and 200-meter butterfly.[1][2] The next summer, at the 1971 Pan American Games, she won a silver medal in the 200-meter butterfly.[1] She was named World Swimmer of the Year in 1970 by Swimming World.[1]

Jones attended the University of Cincinnati.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Bailey, Willard (July 1972). Gordon, Richard L. (ed.). "Olympic Contenders". Cincinnati. Vol. 5 no. 10. Greater Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce. pp. 48–49. ISSN 0746-8210.
  2. ^ a b "Foreign Trips and a Fast Pool Push Swimmers to a Record Rout" (PDF). Swimming World. Vol. 11 no. 9. Sports Publications. September 1970. pp. 8–9, 11–13. ISSN 0039-7431.
Records
Preceded by
Women's 100-meter butterfly
world record-holder (long course)

August 20, 1970 – July 21, 1972
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Women's 200-meter butterfly
world record-holder (long course)

August 22, 1970 – August 7, 1971
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Women's 4 x 100-meter medley relay
world record-holder (long course)

September 1, 1970 – September 11, 1971
With: Susie Atwood
Kim Brecht
Cindy Schilling
Succeeded by
Awards
Preceded by
Swimming World
World Swimmer of the Year

1970
Succeeded by