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Steve Furniss

Full name: Steven Charles "Steve" Furniss
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: December 21, 1952 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: Long Beach Swim Club, Long Beach (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Brother of Bruce Furniss.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Steve Furniss was an IM specialist, winning the 200 m and 400 m IM at both the 1971 and 1975 Pan American Games. In 1974 he tied David Wilkie's world record before brother Bruce Furniss took over as record holder in 1975. Apart from his Olympic bronze medal at 200 m, Steve Furniss swam in the 400 IM at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and was a finalist on both occasions. Furniss studied dentistry for a short time at Southern Cal but now works in public relations for the swimwear company Arena.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 19 München Swimming Men's 200 metres Individual Medley United States USA 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 19 München Swimming Men's 400 metres Individual Medley United States USA 4
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Swimming Men's 400 metres Individual Medley United States USA 6

Men's 200 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 19 München Swimming United States Final 3 2:08.45
1972 Summer 19 München Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 1 QU 2:09.97

Men's 400 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 19 München Swimming United States Final 4 4:35.44
1972 Summer 19 München Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 4:39.33
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Swimming United States Final 6 4:29.23
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 4:27.76
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