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Ann Curtis

1926 - 2012

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Ann Cuneo (March 6, 1926 – June 26, 2012) was an American competition swimmer and two-time Olympic champion. Ann Elisabeth Curtis was born in San Francisco, California, and began swimming at the age of 9 under the teaching of nuns while she and her sister spent two years at the Ursuline Convent boarding school in Santa Rosa. Eventually, she began training under Charlie Sava as a member of the San Francisco Crystal Plunge swimming club. In 1944, at age 18, she became the first woman, as well as the first swimmer, to receive the coveted James E. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ann Curtis has received more than 61,567 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Ann Curtis is the 13th most popular swimmer (down from 10th in 2019), the 5,696th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,856th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Ann Curtis ranks 13 out of 392Before her are Rie Mastenbroek, Roland Matthes, Don Schollander, Arne Borg, Kornelia Ender, and Greta Andersen. After her are István Bárány, John Arthur Jarvis, Ethelda Bleibtrey, Yasuji Miyazaki, Alexander Popov, and Galina Prozumenshchikova.

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Among people born in 1926, Ann Curtis ranks 275Before her are Zena Marshall, Ursula Happe, Richard Jaeckel, Heriberto Herrera, Baltazar, and Ludvík Vaculík. After her are Dilhan Eryurt, Bob Falkenburg, Heinz Kwiatkowski, Ljubiša Spajić, Fritz Schär, and Jeane Kirkpatrick. Among people deceased in 2012, Ann Curtis ranks 234Before her are Yash Chopra, Hector Bianciotti, Levon Helm, Francisco Xavier do Amaral, Émile Allais, and Isuzu Yamada. After her are Phyllis Diller, Maeve Binchy, Richard D. Zanuck, Zakaria Mohieddin, Dilhan Eryurt, and Ċensu Tabone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ann Curtis ranks 5,696 out of 18,182Before her are Vincent J. McMahon (1914), Mel Sheppard (1883), Prodigy (1974), Dan Sullivan (1964), Brad Renfro (1982), and Sally Yates (1960). After her are Stacey Abrams (1973), Mike Stern (1953), Charles Moore (1929), Roger McGuinn (1942), Timbaland (1972), and William Livingston (1723).

Among SWIMMERS In United States

Among swimmers born in United States, Ann Curtis ranks 6Before her are Michael Phelps (1985), Mark Spitz (1950), Gertrude Ederle (1905), Duke Kahanamoku (1890), and Don Schollander (1946). After her are Ethelda Bleibtrey (1902), Charles Daniels (1885), Helene Madison (1913), Clarke Scholes (1930), Albina Osipowich (1911), and Helen Johns (1914).