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Patricia McCormick - Awards And Accomplishments

Famous Sports StarsDivingPatricia McCormick Biography - Raised Around Water, Determined To Succeed, The Double-double, Sharing The Olympic Spirit

Awards and Accomplishments

1950 Won the first of 27 national diving titles
1951 Gold medal at the Pan Am Games
1952 Two gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland
1955 Two gold medals at the Pan Am Games
1956 Two gold medals at the Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia
1956 Amateur Athletic Union's James E. Sullivan Memorial Trophy as amateur athlete of the year
1956 Babe Zaharias Trophy
1956 Helms Hall of Fame North American Athlete of the Year
1956 Sports Illustrated Athlete of the Year
1956 Associated Press Woman Athlete of the Year
1956 United Press International's Woman Athlete of the Year
1984 Inducted into the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame
1985 Inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
1987 Inducted into the Orange County (California) Sports Hall of Fame
1996 Inducted into the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame

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