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Summary

Debbie Meyer (born as Deborah Elizabeth Meyer in Annapolis, Maryland) is a famous Athlete from USA, she is 66 years old and still alive, born August 14, 1952.

Biography

Deborah ("Debbie") Elizabeth Meyer is a former American swimmer.

At the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, she was the first female Olympic champion on three separate lines at the same Olympics. She won gold over 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle, both with Olympic record.

In 1972 she ended her career and opened a swimming school. During her career she set 20 world records. In 1977 she was inducted into the Hall of Fame in international swimming.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 5 quotes who is written / told by Debbie.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debbie_Meyer

Famous quotes by Debbie Meyer (5)


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"I knew all these people had the same goals I did, but the one that worked the hardest would come out on top. That's what drove me all the time. But I had fun. I did better every day, and that's what made it fun"
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"Believe in yourself, not only in swimming, but in life itself. You always have to have fun. You have to have an open mind. If you're not enjoying it, don't do it. Life's too short"
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"I hope I give girls an opportunity to realize that they can swim and go to school at the same time. It's not to be given up once they get out of high school. They can continue doing it for the rest of their lives"
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"I knew what my times were and how my practices were progressing and how close I was to the goals I had set for the year. I swam hard. I always swam hard. If I didn't, I knew I would pay for it either the next day or the next meet"
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"They didn't have college scholarships for women. Had they done that at the time, I may have stayed on for another two Olympics, but the opportunities were not available to women that they have today"


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