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Full name  Lynn Edythe Burke
Name  Lynn Burke
Club  Santa Clara Swim Club
Strokes  Backstroke
Weight  61 kg
Sport  Swimming
Height  1.73 m
National team  United States
Role  Olympic athlete

Lynn Burke
Born  March 22, 1943 (age 72) (1943-03-22) New York, New York
Olympic medals  Swimming at the 1960 Summer Olympics – Women's 100 metre backstroke

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Lynn Edythe Burke (born March 22, 1943), also known by her married name Lynn McConville, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in two events. She competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, where she won the gold medal in women's 100-meter backstroke in a new Olympic record time of 1:09.3. She won a second gold medal by swimming the backstroke leg for the winning U.S. team in the 4×100-meter medley relay, together with teammates Patty Kempner (breaststroke), Carolyn Schuler (butterfly), and Chris von Saltza (freestyle). The U.S medley relay team set a new world record in the event final of 4:41.1.

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Burke was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an "Honor Swimmer" in 1978. After retiring from competition in March 1961, she became a model, author and business woman in New York. She has three children.

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