Purdue alum Penny Taylor competed in the 200 meter breaststroke in the 1948 Olympic games in London. She talks to WBAA's Sam Klemet about the experience, as well as opening new doors for female athletes, her time at Purdue, and her career after the Games.
Originally published on Mon July 23, 2012 10:29 am
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Four-time Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis talks with WBAA's Sam Klemet about his experience in the games and his role as mentor of former Purdue diver David Boudia who is competing in two diving events in London.