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Dick Blick

Full name: Richard Adolph "Dick" Blick
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: July 29, 1940 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: North Central Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Dick Blick attended North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, an NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) school. Blick won 11 NAIA titles while at North Central, as follows\: 100 yard freestyle (1969, 1961-62), 220 yard freestyle (1959-62), and 440-yard free (1959-62). Blick swam at the 1959 Pan American Games, helping the US win gold in the 4x200 free relay. After graduating from North Central he later earned a masters’ degree from Indiana University. Blick spent over 30 years in California teaching math and physical education and coaching swimming.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1960 Summer 20 Roma Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 8:10.2 2:01.9 4:05.3
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