|Born||24 June 1948|
Jenny Wood (born 24 June 1948) is a Rhodesian former swimmer. She competed in the women's 100 metre butterfly at the 1964 Summer Olympics, where she was eliminated in the heats.
Swimming is an individual or team sport that requires the use of one's entire body to move through water. The sport takes place in pools or open water. Competitive swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports, with varied distance events in butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and individual medley. In addition to these individual events, four swimmers can take part in either a freestyle or medley relay. A medley relay consists of four swimmers who will each swim a different stroke. The order for a medley relay is: backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and freestyle. Swimming each stroke requires a set of specific techniques; in competition, there are distinct regulations concerning the acceptable form for each individual stroke. There are also regulations on what types of swimsuits, caps, jewelry and injury tape that are allowed at competitions. Although it is possible for competitive swimmers to incur several injuries from the sport, such as tendinitis in the shoulders or knees, there are also multiple health benefits associated with the sport.
The women's 100 metre butterfly event at the 1964 Olympic Games took place on October 14 and October 16. This swimming event used the butterfly stroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of two lengths of the pool.
The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan, from 10 to 24 October 1964. Tokyo had been awarded the organization of the 1940 Summer Olympics, but this honour was subsequently passed to Helsinki because of Japan's invasion of China, before ultimately being cancelled because of World War II.
Jennifer Beth Thompson M.D is an American former competition swimmer.
The Solomon Islands sent a delegation to compete at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13–29 August 2004. This was the nation's sixth appearance at a Summer Olympic Games since their debut in the 1984 Summer Olympics. The Solomon Islands sent two athletes to these games, both in track and field: Francis Manioru and Jenny Keni. Manioru competed in the men's 100 meters and Keni in the women's event of the same distance. Neither advanced out of their event's heats.
The Solomon Islands sent a delegation to compete at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia from 15 September to 1 October 2000. This was the nation's fifth appearance at a Summer Olympic Games. The Solomon Islands' delegation to Sydney consisted of two track and field athletes, Primo Higa and Jenny Keni. Higa competed in the men's steeplechase, and Keni in the women's 100 meters. but neither advanced beyond the first round of their event.
Jennifer Frances "Jenny" Lamy is a former Australian sprinter.
Jennifer A. Johnson-Jordan is an American female beach volleyball player. She won the silver medal at the 1999 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Marseille, alongside Annett Davis.
Jennifer Susan Duck is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who finished in sixth position with the women's national team, nicknamed Black Sticks, at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Two years earlier she was a member of the side that captured the bronze medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Cristina Teuscher is an American former freestyle and medley swimmer who was a member of the U.S. women's relay team that won the gold medal in the 4×200-meter freestyle at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Her winning teammates were Jenny Thompson, Trina Jackson and Sheila Taormina. Four years later, while captain of the U.S. women's team, she captured the bronze medal in the 200-meter individual medley at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
Trina Marie Jackson, also known by her married name as Trina Falca, is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Jackson won a gold medal as a member of the first-place U.S. team in the women's 4×200-meter freestyle relay, together with teammates Jenny Thompson, Cristina Teuscher and Sheila Taormina. The four Americans set a new Olympic record of 7:59.87 in the vent final.
Jane Louise Barkman, also known by her married name Jane Brown, is an American former swimmer, two-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
Jennifer Jo Kemp is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. At the 1972 Olympics she won a gold medal in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay, setting a world record, and reached semifinals of the individual 100-meter freestyle event.
Jennifer Margaret Armstrong OAM is an Olympic sailor from New Zealand. After competing for her native country at the 1992 Olympics, she moved to Australia in 1996 and won a historic sailing gold for her adopted country at the 2000 Olympics.
Jenny Egnot is a New Zealand yachtswoman.
Melinda Henshaw is a New Zealand yachtswoman.
Jenny Alm is a Swedish handball player for København Håndbold. and a retired player for the Swedish national team.
Jenny Mensing is a German swimmer from Berlin. She has received several medals at European Championships. At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, she competed in the women's 200 metre backstroke. She finished in 16th place in the semifinals and did not qualify for the final. She was a member of the 4 x 100 metre medley relay team which finished 12th in the heats and did not qualify for the final.
Jennifer "Jenny" Wilson is a South African field hockey player.
Ladina Jenny is a Swiss snowboarder, specializing in alpine snowboarding.
Jenny Spangler is an American long-distance runner and US Olympian. She competed in Atlanta, GA, in the women's marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics, but did not complete the race due to a severe Achilles tendon injury. By virtue of winning the 1996 US Women's Olympic Marathon Trials in 2:29:54, she was also the 1996 United States National Champion in the Marathon. By finishing first on Feb. 10, 1996, at the Columbia, SC, US Women's Olympic Marathon trials, she qualified as the very first US Olympian for the 1996 team, male or female, in any sport. She is still the US Junior National Champion running a best time of any US Junior in 1983, clocking 2:33:52 at Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, MN, at age 19. In 1984 at the very first US Women's Olympic Marathon Trials in Olympia, WA, at age 20 she finished the Trials in 2:40:18, in Pittsburgh in 1988 2:44.59, and in 2004 in St. Louis in 2:36:30 for 9th place, at age 40. In 2003 Jenny Spangler completed the Chicago Marathon in 2:32:39, setting a then US Master's National Record in the marathon, at age 40. As a result, she is the only American runner to date, male or female, at any distance, to hold both the National Junior Record and the National Master's Record simultaneously.
Jenny Altermatt is an Australian alpine skier. She competed in two events at the 1980 Winter Olympics.
Jenny Jonsson is a Swedish snowboarder.
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