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Mike McDermott

Full name: Michael James "Mike" McDermott
Gender: Male
Born: January 18, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 19, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: US Navy, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming, Water Polo

Biography

Mike McDermott was US indoor breaststroke champion for nine straight years, from 1910-18. He won 32 national championships in swimming and water polo, competing in both sports. He later developed a lucrative general contracting firm in the Chicago area. In 1955, McDermott served as chairman of the Organizing Committee for the Chicago Pan-American Games. That same year he was elected to the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke United States USA AC h4 r1/3 DQ
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming Men's 400 metres Breaststroke United States USA AC h2 r1/3 DQ
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Water Polo Men's Water Polo United States USA 6
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke United States USA 4 h2 r2/3
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Swimming Men's 400 metres Breaststroke United States USA 3 h1 r2/3

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Water Polo United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-24 USA 7, GRE 0
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Water Polo United States USA Consolation Round Match #2 2 1920-08-28 BEL 7, USA 2

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming United States Round One Heat Four AC DQ [3:18.2]
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 4
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 2 QU 3:16.4

Men's 400 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 19 Stockholm Swimming United States Round One Heat Two AC DQ [7:07.0]
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 3 7:13.2
1920 Summer 27 Antwerpen Swimming United States Round One Heat One 3 QC 7:12.8