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Steve Rerych

Full name: Stephen Karl "Steve" Rerych
Gender: Male
Height: 6'7" (200 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: May 14, 1946 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Affiliations: NC State Wolfpack, Raleigh (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

After being forced to withdraw from the final of the individual 200m freestyle because of illness, Steve Rerych won a gold medal in both freestyle relays. Rerych, who attended North Carolina State, won his only AAU title when he took the indoor 100y freestyle in 1966. An outstanding athlete, Rerych also played baseball at NC State and pitched for them in the College World Series. He later attended medical school at Columbia, did his residency in general and thoracic surgery at Duke University Medical Center and later became a surgeon in Asheville, North Carolina and then in West Virginia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 200 metres Freestyle United States USA 1 h5 r1/2
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold WR
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 1 QU 2:00.6

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Swimming United States USA Final 1 WR 3:31.7 52.8 1:46.2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Swimming United States USA Final 1 7:52.3 1:58.6 3:57.2