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Mitch Ivey

Full name: Mitchell "Mitch" Ivey
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: February 2, 1949 in San José, California, United States
Affiliations: Santa Clara Swim Club, Santa Clara (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Mitch Ivey started college at Stanford, but transferred to Long Beach State and graduated from there in 1972. In his Olympic début in 1968, Ivey took the silver medal in the 200m backstroke behind Roland Matthes of East Germany; in 1972, Matthes repeated his victory as Ivey dropped to third place. At the 1972 Olympics, Ivey also placed fourth in the 100m back and swam in the heats of the medley relay. Representing the Santa Clara SC, he won three AAU titles.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 200 metres Backstroke United States USA 2 Silver
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 4
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming Men's 200 metres Backstroke United States USA 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold OR

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming United States Final 4 58.48
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU/OR 57.99
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 1 QU/OR 58.15

Men's 200 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 2 2:10.6
1968 Summer 19 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU 2:11.3
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming United States Final 3 2:04.33
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 1 QU 2:09.32

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1972 Summer 23 München Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 QU/OR 3:51.98 58.72 58.72
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