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Brian Goodell

Full name: Brian Stuart Goodell
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: April 2, 1959 in Stockton, California, United States
Affiliations: Mission Viejo Nadadores, Mission Viejo (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Among American swimmers of the late 70s, Brian Goodell was a legend for his long-distance workouts and tireless capacity for work. En route to his two gold medals, Goodell broke both world records at the U.S. Trials and then rebroke his own marks at the Olympics. He was attending Mission Viejo HS in California at the time, but he later went to UCLA. He made the 1980 Olympic team but unfortunately, what would have been the swimming battle of the Olympics – Goodell vs. Russian great Vladimir Salnikov – failed to materialize.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 1 Gold WR
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States Final 1 WR 3:51.93
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Seven 1 QU/OR 3:55.24

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States Final 1 WR 15:02.40
1976 Summer 17 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 1 QU 15:34.11