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Carol Penny Taylor

Greg Hansen: '48 London Olympian Carol 'Penny' Taylor loves memories

Greg Hansen: '48 London Olympian Carol 'Penny' Taylor loves memories

On July 29, 1948, Carol "Penny" Taylor stood on the infield at Wembley Stadium, a sunny and sobering afternoon shared by 80,000 people, King George VI, God and country.

July 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
London Olympics 45 days away: Tucson native swam in '48 London Games

London Olympics 45 days away: Tucson native swam in '48 London Games

Penny Taylor participated in the Olympics the last time they were held in London. She has stayed active with USA Swimming.

June 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
45 days away: Tucson native swam in '48 London Olympic Games

45 days away: Tucson native swam in '48 London Olympic Games

Carol "Penny" Taylor was part of the 1948 U.S. swimming team that won eight gold medals in London. While Taylor didn't medal in any events, the women's team earned three medals - two gold and one silver - and the men and women combined to win 15 medals. No other country won more than four.

June 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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