USMS Swimmer Info
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- Read Story about Gail Roper
Read Oral History entry honoring Gail Roper written by Gail Roper (5/7/2001)
Swimming Achievements for Gail Roper:
- Meet results for Gail Roper (180 swims)
- Top Ten achievements (877 individual, 11 relay)
- All American Honors (10 long distance, 35 pool individual, 3 pool relay swims)
- All-Star Honors (1 long distance, 10 pool honors)
- Current USMS Records (324 pool individual, 3 pool relay records)
- Participated in 1 Olympic Games: 1952
USMS Service & Recognition for Gail Roper:
- USMS Awards and Recognition Received:
1990 David Yorzyk Memorial Award
1997 USMS Athletes Inducted Into the International Swimming Hall of Fame (ISHOF)
2003 USMS Athletes Inducted into the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF)
- Oral History contribution (May 7, 2001) honoring Heather Buckendahl Baggett, Sylvia Bailey, Jim R Eubank, Winston W Kratz, June Krauser, Walter R Pfeiffer, Gail Roper, Richard K Smith, Paul Thompson
- Contributed 3 articles to USMS.org
- USMS.org article and video references:
- Swimmer Inspires Medtronic Employees in Minnesota
- Gail Roper, 1997 ISHOF Honor Masters Swimmer
- Timothy Garton Enjoys Hard Work and Fun of Swimming
- Marjorie's Story
- Richard Smith Receives 2000 Ransom Arthur Award
- Profiling Barbara Jensen Reeve Jackson
- Swimming, My Life's Passion
- Nan Bohl, in Her Own Words
- Memories from Heather Baggett
- SWIMMER magazine contributions and references:
- March-April 2006 Issue: Featured in "Brunelli Highlights Fast SW Zone Championships"
- July-August 2005 Issue: Featured in "Records Fall at YMCA Nationals"
- May-June 2005 Issue: Featured in "USMS Names All Americans and All-Stars for Pool Courses"
- March-April 2005 Issue: Featured in "Butterfly's Emergence Challenged 1950's Swimmers"
- March-April 2005 Issue: Featured in "Masters Record Roundup"
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