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Laurent Alfred

Full name: Laurent Paul Alfred
Nickname(s): Tippy
Gender: Male
Born: September 19, 1974 in [unknown], St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands
Country: ISV United States Virgin Islands
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Laurent Alfred was a US Virgin Island’s swimmer who competed at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics in three freestyle events. Known as Tippy, he is far better known for his music career. Tippy graduated from Harvard and then Yale Law School, and then taught at Columbia, before leaving the academic world for the music business.

Back in the Virgin Islands, Tippy started his own record label, I Grade Records, and was considered responsible for making Virgin Islands’ reggae popular. He also played in Zion I Kings Band as a co-bandleader, guitarist, and keyboarder. Tippy has also worked in live dub, forming I Grade Dub. He has assisted politicians in attempts to legalize medical marijuana on the island and also to change certain laws to help the film industry consider using the Virgin Islands more for filming.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 17 Barcelona Swimming Men's 50 metres Freestyle United States Virgin Islands ISV 48
1992 Summer 17 Barcelona Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States Virgin Islands ISV 60
1992 Summer 17 Barcelona Swimming Men's 200 metres Freestyle United States Virgin Islands ISV 51

Men's 50 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Summer 17 Barcelona Swimming United States Virgin Islands Round One Heat Four 3 24.66

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1992 Summer 17 Barcelona Swimming United States Virgin Islands Round One Heat Three 5 54.89 25.67 2 29.22 (7)

Men's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m
1992 Summer 17 Barcelona Swimming United States Virgin Islands Round One Heat Two 5 2:04.59 27.63 1 58.37 2 1:30.75 5 30.74 (5) 32.38 (5) 33.84 (5)
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