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Robin Backhaus

Full name: Robin James Backhaus
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: February 12, 1955 in Lincoln County, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: Riverside Aquatic Association, Riverside (USA) / Alabama Crimson Tide, Tuscaloosa (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Robin Backhaus won two NCAA titles. He was also a three-time winner at the AAU championships, but the highlight of his career came in 1973 when he took the gold medal in the 200m butterfly at the World Championships.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 17 München Swimming Men's 200 metres Butterfly United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 17 München Swimming United States Final 3 2:03.23
1972 Summer 17 München Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU/OR 2:03.11
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