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John Ferris

Full name: John Edward Ferris
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: July 24, 1949 in Sacramento, California, United States
Affiliations: Arden Hills Swim Club, Sacramento (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

John Ferris scored his first major victory in 1967 when he won the 200 fly at the World University Games with a world record time of 2:06.0. At the 1970 University Games, he won both butterfly events, while at home he took the NCAA 200 metre fly for Stanford in 1969. In 1968 Ferris was third in the AAU outdoors 200 m fly and second in the AAU indoors 200 yard fly. At the Olympic Trials, Ferris was second in both the 200 fly and 200 IM. He won bronze medals in the same two events at the 1968 Olympics. He later did some masters swimming, mostly in 1981-83.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 200 metres Butterfly United States USA 3 Bronze
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 200 metres Individual Medley United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 200 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 3 2:09.3 1:04.3 7 1:05.0 (1)
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 Q 2:10.6 1:03.2 3 1:07.4 (1)

Men's 200 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 3 2:13.3
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 Q/OR 2:14.6
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