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Thompson Mann

Full name: Harold Thompson Mann
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (186 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: December 1, 1942 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Affiliations: North Carolina Athletic Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

After clocking exactly 60.0 sec. for the 100m backstroke in September 1964, Thompson Mann, of the University of North Carolina, became the first person to break the one-minute barrier when he clocked 59.6 on the opening leg of the 1964 Olympic medley relay final. Representing the North Carolina AC, Mann won all four AAU backstroke titles in 1965.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 3:58.4 59.6/WR 59.6