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1 hour ago, Sundog said:

Whoops I skipped N - Neil Brooks, freestyle swimmer.

 

Yeah, likely story, you just wanted to do back to back...........<whap!>

for P...Juan Martin del Potro, tennis.  A bronze and a silver.  Also the ONLY man to win a grand slam between Marat Safin's 2005 Aussie Open, and Andy Murray's 2012 US Open, other than Federer, Nadal, and Djokovic (Fed 13, Nadal 11, Djoko 5 in that period)

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#1 Šárka Strachová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʃaːrka ˈstraxovaː]; born Záhrobská on 11 February 1985)

 

Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Vancouver

Slalom

 

In 2013, she married her long-time boyfriend, Antonín Strach and became Šárka Strachová.[4] 
 

ergo, Šárka was “Šárka Záhrobská“ when she won the bronze medal in Slalom at the 2010 Olympics. 
 

#2 Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Born: June 26, 1911
All-around athlete who was chosen AP Female Athlete of Year 6 times from 1932-54

won 2 gold medals (javelin and 80-meter hurdles) and a silver (high jump) at 1932 Olympics; played baseball and acquired the nickname “Babe” for her tape measure home runs; real first name was Mildred; took up golf in 1935 and went on to win 55 pro and amateur events; won 10 majors, including 3 U.S. Opens (1948,50,54); helped found LPGA in 1949; chosen female “Athlete of the Half Century” by AP in 1950; when asked if there was anything she didn't play, she replied, “Yeah, dolls.”

 

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