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Jimmy McLane

Full name: James Price "Jimmy" McLane, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: September 13, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: New Haven Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 3 Gold, 1 Silver (4 Total)

Biography

In 1944, Jimmy McLane became the youngest-ever men's AAU swimming champion by winning the long distance event at the age of 13. In a long career, which ended with his retirement in 1955, McLane won, in addition to his four Olympic medals, three golds at the 1955 Pan American Games - 400 metre freestyle, 1500 metre freestyle, and 4×200 metre freestyle (with Wayne Moore, Bill Yorzyk, and the non-Olympian Martin P. Smith), 21 AAU titles and, while attending Yale, he won two NCAA championships in 1953.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 1 Gold
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 7
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold OR

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming United States Final 2 4:43.4
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 4:49.5
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming United States Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 4:42.2
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming United States Final 7 4:40.3
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QU 4:42.2
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 QU 4:46.5

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming United States Final 1 19:18.5
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 19:52.2
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 20:17.7
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming United States Final 4 18:51.5
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 QU 19:09.3

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1948 Summer 17 London Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 8:46.0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Swimming United States USA Final 1 OR 8:31.1 2:06.2 8:31.1
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