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Gary Chapman

Full name: Gary Arthur Chapman
Gender: Male
Born: September 17, 1937 in Brighton-Le-Sands, New South Wales, Australia
Died: September 23, 1978 in Little Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Affiliations: ?, New South Wales, (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Gary Chapman had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1956 Olympics 100 metres Freestyle; 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards Freestyle, 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with David Hawkins, Jon Henricks, and Rex Aubrey), 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×220 yards Freestyle Relay (with John Konrads, John Devitt, and the non-Olympian J. Wilkinson), 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Medley Relay (with John Monckton, John Devitt, and Terry Gathercole), 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 110 yards Freestyle, 3rd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 1650 yards Freestyle. In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 440 yards freestyle Chapman finished fifth.

He died in a boat accident.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Australia AUS 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Australia AUS 1 Gold

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia Final 3 56.7
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 56.9
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia Round One Heat Five 1 QU 57.8

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Swimming Australia AUS Round One Heat Two 3 QU 8:40.2 2:08.4 4:15.9
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