Quotes by Debbie Meyer

About Debbie Meyer:

Deborah Elizabeth Meyer is an American former competition swimmer, a three-time Olympic champion, and a former world record-holder in four events. Meyer won the 200-, 400-, and 800-meter freestyle swimming races in the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. While she was still a 16-year-old student at Rio Americano High School in Sacramento, California, she became the first swimmer to win three individual gold medals in one Olympics. Meyer remains the only woman Olympian to win three individual freestyle swimming gold medals in one Olympics. No female swimmer has ever done this in any other combination of distances.

Author Bio

  • NameDebbie Meyer
  • DescriptionAmerican swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, former world record-holder
  • AliasesDeborah Elizabeth Meyer; Debbie Weber
  • BornAugust 14, 1952
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionSportsperson; Swimmer