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Ann Curtis

Date of Birth 06-March-1926
Place of Birth San Francisco
(California, United States of America, San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco Peninsula, Area code 415)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Ann Elisabeth Curtis
Profession Swimmer
Ann Elizabeth Curtis Cuneo was an American competition swimmer and two-time Olympic champion. Curtis was born in San Francisco, California, and was coached by Charlie Sava as a member of the San Francisco Crystal Plunge team. In 1944, at age 18, Curtis received the coveted James E. Sullivan Memorial Award. Curtis competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England, winning the gold medal in the women's 400-meter freestyle. She won her second gold medal as a member of the women's 4x100-meter freestyle relay team when she came from behind on the event's final leg to win. In addition to her gold medal wins, she also received the silver medal for her second-place finish in the women's 100-meter freestyle. During his career she set 4 world and 18 U.S. records. She was also the 1st woman and swimmer to win Sullivan Award. She was inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1983. Curtis died at her home in San Rafael, California on June 26, 2012; she was 86 years old.

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