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Catherine Jamison (born March 26, 1950) is an American former competition swimmer.

Cathy Jamison
Personal information
National teamUnited States
Born (1950-03-26) March 26, 1950 (age 69)
Portland, Oregon
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight134 lb (61 kg)
ClubSanta Clara Swim Club
College teamSanta Clara University

Jamison was born in Portland, Oregon.[1] She trained with the Santa Clara Swim Club in Santa Clara, California,[1] under coach George Haines who was noted for producing Olympic swimmers during the 1960s and 1970s.

Jamison represented the United States as an 18-year-old at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[1] She competed in the women's 200-meter breaststroke, and finished fifth overall in the event final with a time of 2:48.4.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b c d, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Cathy Jamison. Retrieved October 21, 2012.
  2. ^, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games, Women's 200 metres Breaststroke Final. Retrieved October 21, 2012.