Cathy Ferguson

Cathy Ferguson

Cathy Ferguson
Personal information
Full name Cathy Jean Ferguson
Nickname(s) "Cathy"
Nationality  United States
Born (1948-07-22) July 22, 1948 (age 65)
Stockton, California
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 134 lb (61 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Backstroke
Club Los Angeles Athletic Club

Cathy Jean 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 4x100-meter medley relay.[1]

See also


External links

  • Cathy Ferguson – Olympic athlete profile at
  • Cathy Ferguson (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame