Shane Gould

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Shane Gould (born November 23 1956) is an Australian swimmer who won three gold medals, a silver and bronze in 1972 Summer Olympics then retired at age 16.

Her results at Munich were:

  • 200m Individual medley - 1st (world record)
  • 100m Freestyle - 3rd
  • 400m Freestyle - 1st (world record)
  • 200m Freestyle - 1st (world record)
  • 800m Freestyle - 2nd

She is the only person, male or female, to hold every world freestyle record from 100m to 1500m simultaneously, and the only female swimmer ever to win three Olympic gold medals in world record time.

Born in Sydney, Australia, Shane moved to Fiji with her family at the age of 18 months. By the age of six she was a competent swimmer.

She was trained by leading coaches Forbes and Ursula Carlile and their assistant Tom Green.

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