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Charlie Hickcox

Full name: Charles Buchanan "Charlie" Hickcox
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: February 6, 1947 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Died: June 15, 2010 in San Diego, California, United States
Affiliations: Bloomington Swim Club, Bloomington (USA) / Indiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Husband (divorced) of Lesley Bush; Brother-in-law of Dave Bush.

Medals: 3 Gold, 1 Silver (4 Total)

Biography

Charlie Hickcox had an outstanding record in the IM and backstroke at every level of competition. He held seven NCAA individual titles, led Indiana to two team championships, won nine AAU titles, and was twice a gold medalist at the Pan-American Games. Hickcox also set eight world records. He became a coach and occasional television announcer. Hickcox married U.S. Olympic diver Lesley Bush, though they later divorced. After graduating from Indiana he attended law school at Northern Kentucky State University. He became a member of the Arizona Bar and later pursued a career in commercial real estate, establishing the Feldman-Hickcox Company.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 2 Silver
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 200 metres Individual Medley United States USA 1 Gold OR
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 400 metres Individual Medley United States USA 1 Gold
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 2 1:00.2
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 1:01.6
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 1:01.1

Men's 200 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 1 OR 2:12.0
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 2:16.1

Men's 400 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 1 4:48.4
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 4:56.2

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 3:54.9 1:01.4 1:01.4
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