Martino, Angel (1967–)

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Martino, Angel (1967–)

American swimmer. Name variations: Angel Myers. Born Angel Myers, April 27, 1967, in Americus, GA; graduate of Furman University, 1989; m. Mike Martino (swimmer), 1989.

Placed 1st at national NCAA Division II swim meets (1986); became 1st American woman to swim 100-meter freestyle in under 55 seconds (1988); won a bronze medal for the 50-meter freestyle and a gold medal for the 4×100-meter freestyle relay at Barcelona Olympics (1992); set world record for the 100-meter backstroke (1993); won gold medals for 4×100-meter freestyle relay and 4×100-meter relay and bronze medals for 100-meter freestyle and 100-meter butterfly at Atlanta Olympics (1996).