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Clyde Swendsen

Full name: Clyde Acle Swendsen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Born: May 25, 1895 in Port Townsend, Washington, United States
Died: December 1, 1979 in Ventura, California, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Diving

Biography

Clyde Swendsen was born in Washington state, but lived most of his life in Los Angeles. He represented the Los Angeles Athletic Club, and won the 1918 AAU Championship in platform, also winning AAU indoor titles on springboard in 1919-20. After the 1920 Olympics, Swendsen became a diving coach, serving as coach at UCLA for many years and taught, among his many pupils, Olympians [Frank Kurtz] and [Vicki Draves].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Diving Men's Platform United States USA 6 p2 r1/2
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Diving Men's Plain High United States USA 5 p2 r1/2

Men's Platform

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Diving United States Round One Pool Two 6 26 414.80

Men's Plain High

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Diving United States Round One Pool Two 5 25 148.0
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