Photo of Nancy (Merki) Boland

Nancy (Merki) BolandNancy (Merki) Boland

Photo of Nancy (Merki) Boland
School: Grant Graduation Year: 1943

Year Inducted: 2010

Sports Played: Swimming

High School Honors: Overcame infantile paralysis to set many National Swimming Records; Became one of “Cody Kids” swimming for Multnomah Athletic Club since there was no interscholastic swimming competition at the time; By age 16, she held five National AAU records and was voted “AAU Outstanding Female Swimmer”; Olympic dreams were stopped when the Games were cancelled in 1940; in 1942 “Cody Kids” set National 400-yard relay record

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