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Annette Rogers

Annette Rogers Kelly (22 October, 19138 November, 2006) was an American sprinter who competed mainly in the 100 metres.

She was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts and graduated from the Northwestern University.

She competed for the United States in the 1932 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles in the 4 x 100 metres relay where she won the gold medal with her team mates Mary Carew, Evelyn Furtsch and Wilhelmina von Bremen. She returned to the following Olympics with team mates Harriet Bland, Betty Robinson and Helen Stephens to win her second Olympic gold medal. Rogers Kelly also helped set two world records in 4x100m relay in 1932.

She died in Des Plaines, Illinois at the age of 93.

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