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Donna De Varona

Thomas, Bob

Donna De Varona

gold medal swimmer.

by Thomas, Bob

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • De Varona, Donna.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDoubleday signal books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV838 .D4T4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5599378M
    LC Control Number68005490

    Her older sister, Donna de Varona, is an Olympic gold medal swimmer, winning two gold medals in the Olympics. Their aunt is silent film actress Miriam Cooper. Growing up, Kerns was constantly in competition with Donna. Kerns stated in an interview, "Donna was the golden girl. There was pressure inside me to duplicate Donna's success".   Donna de Varona. However, on the network level, scoring assignments for one of the big three networks — ABC, NBC and CBS — took perseverance, finding a niche and being able to Author: Donna de Varona.

    Donna de Varona, named by Sports Illustrated as one of the greatest female athletes of the 20th century. Outside of her storied swimming and sports broadcasting career, Donna has been a fierce supporter of women in sports, becoming the co-founder and first president of . Donna de Varona is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in swimming, an Emmy award-winning broadcaster and a former board member of the U.S. Olympic Committee. She is currently co-chair of the Back Softball campaign to have the sport restored to the Olympic list in

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