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Dan Harrigan

Full name: Daniel Lee "Dan" Harrigan
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: October 29, 1955 in South Bend, Indiana, United States
Affiliations: Michiana Marlins
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Dan Harrigan’s first international exposure came at the age of 10, when he competed in a U.S.-Canada dual meet. Ten years later, in 1975, he won the 200m backstroke at the Pan-American Games, and although he improved on his winning Pan-Am time by almost five seconds at the 1976 Olympics, he still finished third behind teammates John Naber and Peter Rocca. Harrigan's medal was remarkable as he had contracted hepatitis while at the 1975 Pan-Am Games and was out of training for several months. Harrigan was a dean’s list student in architecture at North Carolina State.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Men's 200 metres Backstroke United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 200 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming United States Final 3 2:01.35
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU/OR 2:02.25
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