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Gene Lenz

Full name: Eugene Carl "Gene" Lenz
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: April 12, 1937 in San Luis Obispo, California, United States
Died: October 10, 2005 in San Luis Obispo, California, United States
Affiliations: Caltech, Pasadena (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Gene Lenz swam for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and was that school's first All-American swimmer. He competed at the 1959 Pan American Games and won bronze in the 400 metres freestyle, in addition to the 1960 Olympics. He served in the US Navy for 10 years and did three tours of duty in Vietnam. In 1972 he began a career in construction management with the Fluor Corporation, working in Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, and the US. He later retired but worked part-time as a stockbroker.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 7

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming United States Final 7 4:26.8
1960 Summer 23 Roma Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 2 QU 4:29.2