Clara Lamore (Walker) was a member of the U.S. Women’s swim team at the 1948 London Games where she was a finalist in the breaststroke. During the 1940’s Lamore set two U.S. swim records and won five national championships. After her Olympic disappointment, she gave up swimming until 1981. From that time onward she became the world’s dominant woman masters swimmer, setting world records in many events. In 1995 she was inducted into the International swimming Hall of Fame.
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