Euphrasia Donnelly

Euphrasia Donnelly
Personal information
Full name Euphrasia Louise Donnelly
Nickname(s) "Fraze"
National team  United States
Born (1905-06-06)June 6, 1905
Indianapolis, Indiana
Died May 20, 1963(1963-05-20) (aged 57)
Warsaw, Indiana
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Hoosier Athletic Club

Euphrasia Louise Donnelly (June 6, 1905 – May 20, 1963) was an American competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. Donnelly represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, where she won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay event.[1] Donnelly and her American relay teammates Gertrude Ederle, Ethel Lackie and Mariechen Wehselau set a new world record in the event final of 4:48.8.[1][2]

See also


  1. 1 2, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Fraze Donnelly. Retrieved November 22, 2012.
  2., Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1924 Paris Summer Games. Retrieved November 22, 2012.

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