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Erik Fish

Full name: Erik J. Fish
Gender: Male
Height: 6'4" (194 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: May 19, 1952 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Erik Fish took up swimming in the early 1960s and first represented Canada on the international scene at the 1970 Commonwealth Games, where he won a bronze medal in the 100 metre backstroke. He was selected for the nation’s delegation to the 1972 Summer Olympics, where he captured bronze in the 4x100 metre medley relay alongside Bob Kasting, Bill Kennedy, Bill Mahony, and Bruce Robertson. He was also eliminated in the semifinals of the 100 m backstroke. His only other major international tournament was the 1973 Summer Universiade, where he failed to reach the podium, and then retired from active competition shortly thereafter. A graduate of Yale University, where he was a student from 1969 through 1974, he earned a law degree from the University of Toronto in 1978 and is, as of 2013, a partner at Beard Winter LLP in Toronto, Ontario, where he has practiced since 1998.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke Canada CAN 6 h2 r2/3
1972 Summer 20 München Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Canada CAN 3 Bronze

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 20 München Swimming Canada Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 1:00.73
1972 Summer 20 München Swimming Canada Round One Heat Five 2 QU 1:00.81

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1972 Summer 20 München Swimming Canada CAN Final 3 3:52.26 59.61 59.61