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Catalog Number 2009.030.168
Description Plaque commemorating Ted & Terri Stickles being inducted into the San Mateo County Sports Hall of Fame on May 28, 1991. Plaque includes image of Stickles' and a brief biography: "Ted and Terri Stickles learned to swim as youngsters in San Mateo, but soon they were one of the best brother-sister sporting duos in the world. / Ted was a championship swimmer at Hilldsale High School. Then, at Indiana University, he broke the world record four different times in the 400 individual medley and set American marks in the 200 and 400 IM. / He won six American Athletic Union national titles and five Big 10 crowns. Ted also served as an assistant coach for the U.S. pentathlon team at the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City. / Terri was a national-caliber, age-group swimmer who went on to compete for Coach George Haines and the dynastic Santa Clara Swim Club. / She won gold and silver medals in the 100 and 200 meter freestyles, respectively, at the pan American Games in 1963. / The she capped it off with a bronze medal in the 400 meter freestyle at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo / She later coached the Colombian national swim team while serving in the Peace Corps."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Ted & Terri Stickles Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Date May 28, 1991
Species Plaque
Inscription Text "Final / Price" printed on sticker with handwritten "B" and circled two.
Provenance Plaque and induction was sponsored by The Times of San Mateo.
Dimensions H-12 W-9 D-1 inches
Search Terms Sports
U.S. Olympics
Pan American Games
Hillsdale High School
Indiana University
Stickles, Ted
Stickles, Terri
Subjects Sports
People Stickles, Ted
Stickles, Terri