Helen Johns Carroll

Women Have Come a Long Way Since 1932 Olympics

Posted on 08/1/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentHelen Johns Carroll, now 97, was only 17 years old when she represented the United States in swimming at the 1932 Summer Olympics. That makes the gold medal she won 80 years old–and Carroll the product of a much different Olympic era.