Mariechen Wehselau Swimmer

Mariechen M. Wehselau (later Jackson) (April 15, 1906 – July 1992) was an American swimmer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics. In the 1924 Olympics she won a gold medal in the 4×100 m freestyle relay event and silver medal in the 100 m freestyle event. She was born and died in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 15th, 1906
United States of America
Date of death
July, 1992 at age of #<ArgumentError: invalid date>

Olympic medals

1924 Summer Olympics Paris

The 1924 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1924 in Paris, France. It was the second time Paris hosted the games, after 1900. The selection process for the 1924 Summer Olympics consisted of six bids, and saw Paris be selected ahead of Amsterdam, Barcelona, Los Angeles, Prague and Rome. The selection was made at the 29th IOC Session in Lausanne in 1921. The cost of the Games of the VIII Olympiad was estimated to be 10,000,000₣. With total receipts at 5,496,610₣, the Olympics resulted in a hefty loss despite crowds that reached 60,000 people at a time.

Medal Event Date Location Other medalists
Swimming – Women's 100 metre freestyle 1924


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