Gail Amundrud-Beattie

Biography

Athlete : Swimming
Year Inducted: 1995
Date of Birth: April 6th, 1957
Born in: Toronto, Ontario

Began competitive swimming career with Ottawa Kingfish in 1967. Moved to Vancouver Dolphins in 1974. First Canadian female to swim 100-metre freestyle in under one minute and 200–metre freestyle in under two minutes. Represented Canada in Commonwealth, Pan-Am, World and Olympic Games, winning medals in each. Set 10 national records and was a four-time all-American at Arizona State, winning gold in US Nationals in 200-metre freestyle (1977). Member of BC Swimming Hall of Fame.