Thérèse Blondeau (December 4, 1913 – June 28, 2013) was a French swimmer who competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. She failed to advance beyond the first round of the women's 100 metre backstroke event. She had swum previously at the 1934 European Aquatics Championships in Magdeburg, Germany and was one of the last two surviving French participants at the 1936 Summer Olympics, along with Noël Vandernotte. She was born in Épinal.
The 1936 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held from 1 to 16 August 1936 in Berlin, Germany. Berlin won the bid to host the Games over Barcelona at the 29th IOC Session on 26 April 1931. The 1936 Games marked the second and most recent time the International Olympic Committee gathered to vote in a city that was bidding to host those Games. Later rule modifications forbade cities hosting the bid vote from being awarded the games.
Georgina Bardach Martin is a swimmer from Argentina. At the 2002 FINA Short Course World Championships in Moscow, she finished third in the 400 m Individual Medley race. She also won the gold medal at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo.
Therese or Thérèse is a variant of the feminine given name Teresa. It may refer to:
Malin Therese Alshammar is a Swedish swimmer who has won three Olympic medals, 25 World Championship medals, and 43 European Championship medals. She is a specialist in short distances races in freestyle and butterfly. She is coached by former Swedish swimmer Johan Wallberg. She is the first female swimmer and the third overall to participate in six Olympic Games.
Magdalena Johanna Maria "Marleen" Veldhuis is a retired swimmer from the Netherlands. She was world record holder in four events. Veldhuis won eight world championships gold medals and 20 European championships gold medals. In the Olympics, she won a bronze medal in London 2012 in the 50 m freestyle, as well as three relay medals: bronze in Athens 2004, gold in Beijing 2008, and silver in London 2012.
Peru has officially participated in 17 Summer Olympic Games and 2 Winter Olympic Games. They did not send any athletes to the 1952 Summer Olympics. The Peruvian Olympic Committee is the National Olympic Committee for Peru which was founded in 1924 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1936.
Lindsay Dianne Benko, also known by her married name as Lindsay Mintenko, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder. She represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics and 2004 Summer Olympics. She held the short-course world record in the 400-meter freestyle for nearly three years from January 2003 to December 2005.
Bermuda competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. After gaining IOC recognition in February 1936, Bermuda were invited to take part in the 1936 Summer Olympics. With the financial backing of Sir Howard Trott, a team of swimmers would be sent. Whitfield Fredrick "Chummy" Hayward a successful businessman and an accomplished athlete, arranged for American coach William Brooks to come to Bermuda to train the swimmers and also persuaded Leonard Spence an ex-world breaststroke record holder to move from British Guiana to Bermuda in order to compete for them. He traveled to Berlin as the team manager, and carried the flag at the opening ceremony.
Maria Emma Hulga Lenk was a Brazilian swimmer, the first South-American woman to participate in the Summer Olympic Games, in 1932.
The women's 100 metre freestyle event at the 2000 Summer Olympics took place on 20–21 September at the Sydney International Aquatic Centre in Sydney, Australia.
Ralph Drew Flanagan was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at two consecutive Summer Olympics during the 1930s.
Blondeau is a French surname. Notable people with the surname include:
France competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, between 27 July and 12 August 2012. French athletes have competed in every Summer Olympic Games of the modern era. The French Olympic Committee sent a total of 330 athletes to the Games, 183 men and 147 women, to compete in 24 sports.
The women's 100 metre freestyle event at the 2012 Summer Olympics took place on 1–2 August 2012 at the London Aquatics Centre in London, United Kingdom.
Piedade Coutinho Azevedo (Tavares) da Silva was an Olympic freestyle swimmer from Brazil, who competed at three Summer Olympics for her native country. She was in three Olympic finals.
Deborah Font Jiménez is a swimmer from Spain.
Marta Maria Gómez Battelli is a Paralympic swimmer from Spain who competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.
Andrea (Andi) Murez, is an Israeli-American Olympic swimmer. She swam for Israel at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Renée Blondeau was a French swimmer. She competed in the women's 100 metre freestyle at the 1936 Summer Olympics.