Patience Sherman

Patience Halsey Sherman (born September 20, 1946) is an American former competition swimmer.

Patience Sherman
Personal information
Full namePatience Halsey Sherman
National teamUnited States
Born (1946-09-20) September 20, 1946
Montclair, New Jersey
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight130 lb (59 kg)
ClubNew Jersey Swim Association

Shereman was born in Montclair, New Jersey.[1] She trained with the New Jersey Swim Association.[1]

Sherman represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.[1][2] She swam for the gold medal-winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay.[1][3] Under the 1964 international swimming rules, she did not receive a medal because she did not compete in the event final.


  1., Olympic Sports, Athletes, Patience Sherman. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  2. "Patience H. Sherman Is Affianced," The New York Times, p. 21 (June 14, 1969). Retrieved October 22, 2012.
  3., Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games. Retrieved October 20, 2012.

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