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Ralph Breyer

Full name: Ralph Theodore Breyer
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Born: February 23, 1904 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 8, 1991 in Long Beach, California, United States
Affiliations: Northwestern Wildcats, Evanston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

After winning his heat of the 400m freestyle at the Paris Olympics, Ralph Breyer withdrew from the semi-finals but won a gold medal, later in the Games, as a member of the world record breaking relay team. Breyer attended Northwestern and won two freestyle titles at the inaugural NCAA championships in 1924. He added a third NCAA championship in 1925.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 1 h1 r1/3 OR
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 5:22.4

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 9:53.4
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming United States USA Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU/WR 9:59.4
1924 Summer 20 Paris Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 1 QU 10:41.6