Cathy Ferguson

1948 - Today

Cathy Ferguson

Cathy Jane Ferguson (born July 22, 1948) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. She competed at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, where she received the gold medal for winning the women's 100-meter backstroke, and another gold as a member of the first-place U.S. team in the women's 4×100-meter medley relay.Cathy Ferguson was one of six world record holders in the 100m backstroke final at the 1964 Olympics. She proved to be the best of this distinguished field by taking the gold medal with a new record of 1:07.7. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cathy Ferguson has received more than 22,759 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 79th most popular swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Cathy Ferguson ranks 81 out of 308Before her are Jim Montgomery, Bill Mulliken, Federica Pellegrini, Ulrike Richter, Tamás Darnyi, and Rica Reinisch. After her are Alexander Dale Oen, Carl Robie, Ryan Lochte, Lynn Burke, Yana Klochkova, and Shane Gould.

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Among people born in 1948, Cathy Ferguson ranks 450Before her are Richard Tandy, Peter Robinson, Mahesh Bhatt, Telma Hopkins, Stephen Schwartz, and Lewis Black. After her are Takashi Kuwahara, Arnie Robinson, Allan Warren, Tom Wolf, Cliff Thorburn, and N. T. Wright.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cathy Ferguson ranks 8,845 out of 12,171Before her are Justin Berfield (1986), Justin Kirk (1969), Gavin Newsom (1967), Chris Pontius (1974), Joe Manchin (1947), and Charles L. Veach (1944). After her are Timothy Kopra (1963), Portia Doubleday (1988), William Wyatt Bibb (1781), Audrey Totter (1917), Josh Hopkins (1970), and Matt Dallas (1982).

Among SWIMMERS In United States

Among swimmers born in United States, Cathy Ferguson ranks 24Before her are Sharon Stouder (1948), Dana Vollmer (1987), Sybil Bauer (1903), Carolyn Schuler (1943), Jim Montgomery (1955), and Bill Mulliken (1939). After her are Ryan Lochte (1984), Allison Schmitt (1990), Claudia Kolb (1949), Janet Evans (1971), Jenny Thompson (1973), and John Hencken (1954).