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Jack Babashoff

Full name: Jack Babashoff, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (191 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: July 13, 1955 in Whittier, California, United States
Affiliations: Long Beach Swim Club, Long Beach (USA) / Alabama Crimson Tide, Tuscaloosa (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Brother of Shirley Babashoff.

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Jack and Shirley Babashoff are one of the few American brother-sister combos to have won Olympic medals. Jack attended the University of Alabama and he was at his best at the 1975 Pan-American Games when he won two relay golds – and an individual silver in the 100m freestyle.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States Final 2 50.81
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 51.46
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 2 QU 51.53

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 QU/WR 3:47.28 50.61 3:47.28