Mary Carew

Mary Carew

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Mary Carew
Height 5'2" (157 cm)
Weight 99 lbs (45 kg)
Nationality United States
PR 100 - 12.3 (1932)
Born September 8, 1913 at Medford, MA
Died July 12, 2002 at Framingham, MA
Club Medford Girls Club

Mary Louise Carew Armstrong (1913 – 2002) was an American athlete who competed in the sprints. She was born in Medford, Massachusetts.

She competed for the United States in the 1932 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, CA in the 4 x 100 metres where she won the gold medal with her team mates Evelyn Furtsch, Annette Rogers and 100m bronze medalist Wilhelmina von Bremen. She won four straight times (1929-32) in the AAU indoor 40y and her winning time of 5.2 in 1930 and 1931 equalled the world indoor record. She also won the AAU outdoor 50y in 1930.

As Mrs. Mary Armstrong, served as secretary of the New England Chapter of the U.S. Olympians.

She died in Framingham, Massachusetts.

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