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Ann Curtis Cuneo, Olympic swim champion was 86

Thursday, July 5, 2012

The woman who won two gold medals at the 1948 London Olympics and who with her husband George helped teach generations of kids to swim through the Ann Curtis School of Swimming in San Rafael, has died. The Marin IJ reports she died last week in San Rafael. She was 86. Besides her Olympics triumphs at age 22, she won 34 national titles and in 1944 became the first swimmer to win the Sullivan Award as the nation’s top collegiate athlete. Obit: Marin IJ

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