Ethel Lackie

1907 - 1979

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Ethel Minnie Lackie (February 10, 1907 – December 15, 1979), also known by her married name Ethel Watkins, was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and world record-holder. Lackie represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. Individually, she won a gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle, finishing with a time of 1:12.4, and leading an American medal sweep of the event. She also won a second gold medal as a member of the first-place U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ethel Lackie has received more than 16,916 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ethel Lackie is the 75th most popular swimmer, the 10,444th most popular biography from United States and the 25th most popular American Swimmer.

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Among swimmers, Ethel Lackie ranks 75 out of 392Before her are Felipe Muñoz, Andrea Pollack, Chris von Saltza, Sun Yang, Eleanor Garatti, and Jim Montgomery. After her are Krisztina Egerszegi, César Cielo, John Devitt, Carolyn Schuler, Adolph Kiefer, and Lynn Burke.

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Among people born in 1907, Ethel Lackie ranks 303Before her are George Baird, Mehboob Khan, Roy Welensky, Christopher Fry, Paul Douglas, and Grahame Clark. After her are Phil Edwards, Ruby Myers, Arlene Francis, Ross Alexander, Tex Gibbons, and Bob Steele. Among people deceased in 1979, Ethel Lackie ranks 219Before her are Elizabeth Ryan, Gracie Fields, Disappearance of Etan Patz, Vivian Vance, Loren Murchison, and Akwasi Afrifa. After her are Jean Stafford, Jimmy McCulloch, J. G. Farrell, Sally Rand, Walter Dietrich, and Yvonne Mitchell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ethel Lackie ranks 10,444 out of 15,968Before her are Gary Valentine (1961), Meredith Brooks (1958), Joan Caulfield (1922), Bray Wyatt (1987), Monique Coleman (1980), and Alison Krauss (1971). After her are Bryan Dechart (1987), Danny Thomas (1912), Montel Vontavious Porter (1973), Bob Burns (1950), Nick Lachey (1973), and Thomas Beatie (1974).

Among SWIMMERS In United States

Among swimmers born in United States, Ethel Lackie ranks 25Before her are Jimmy McLane (1930), Bill Mulliken (1939), Jack Medica (1914), Chris von Saltza (1944), Eleanor Garatti (1909), and Jim Montgomery (1955). After her are Carolyn Schuler (1943), Adolph Kiefer (1918), Lynn Burke (1943), Dana Vollmer (1987), Carl Robie (1945), and Charlie Hickcox (1947).