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Don McKenzie

Full name: Donald Ward "Don" McKenzie, Jr.
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: May 11, 1947 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 3, 2008 in Reno, Nevada, United States
Affiliations: Bloomington Swim Club, Bloomington (USA) / Indiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Although he was an Olympic gold medalist in an individual event, Don McKenzie surprisingly never won an AAU title. His major domestic victory came in 1969 when he won the NCAA 100y breaststroke for Indiana University. He was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1989. His death came after a lengthy battle with brain cancer.

Results

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

Men's 100 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Final 1 OR 1:07.7
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 1:08.1
1968 Summer 21 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 1 QU/OR 1:08.1

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 1:06.4 2:07.8
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