Diana Nyad

United States

Swimming

B: August 22, 1949

Member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame

Nyad was a long distance swimmer, who set a world record in 1979 of swimming 102.5 miles from Bimini to Florida. She had previously set the record of 7 hours 57 minutes for swimming around Manhattan Island. She later worked as a television commentator of ABC. Nyad was inducted into the Women's Sports Hall of Fame in 1986 and the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2003.

SUPERSTARS RECORD
EVENT
PLACE POINTS MONEY
EVENT WINS
1976 Women's Preliminary 2
9
8
$800
None
1979 Women's Final
12
5
$1,500
None
TOTALS
13
$2,300
0

 

PERSONAL BESTS

Rowing - 100 Yards

47.05

1976 Women's Preliminary 1
Bowling

129

1976 Women's Preliminary 1
Quarter Mile Run

1:12.39

1976 Women's Preliminary 1
Bike Race - Half Mile

1:23.72

1976 Women's Preliminary 1
Points Scored

8

1976 Women's Preliminary 1



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