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Eleanor Holm Whalen

Age: 90?

swimmer who won a gold medal in 100-meter backstroke at the 1932 Olympics. She created an Olympic-sized scandal in 1936 when she was kicked off the U.S. swimming team for drinking champagne in public and shooting craps with journalists while on board a ship bringing athletes to the Berlin games.

Died: Miami, Fla., Jan. 31, 2004

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