Toni Hewitt

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Toni Hewitt
Personal information
Full nameAntonia Carroll Hewitt
Nickname(s)"Toni"
National teamUnited States
Born (1951-09-29) September 29, 1951 (age 68)
San Francisco, California
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight128 lb (58 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly
ClubCorona del Mar Swim Club

Antonia Carroll Hewitt (born September 29, 1951), later known by her married name Toni Cervantes, is an American former competition swimmer.

As a 17-year-old, Hewitt represented the United States at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. [1] She competed in the women's 100-meter butterfly, and finished seventh in the event final with a time of 1:07.5. [1] [2] Hewitt also reached the finals of the women's 200-meter butterfly, finishing in fourth place with a time of 2:26.2—three tenths of a second behind American teammate Ellie Daniel, who won the bronze medal in the event. [1] [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Toni Hewitt. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  2. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games, Women's 100 metres Butterfly Final. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  3. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games, Women's 200 metres Butterfly Final. Retrieved September 7, 2015.