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Tami Bruce

Full name: Tami Lee Bruce (-Armstrong)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: March 6, 1967 in San Diego, California, United States
Affiliations: Florida Gators, Gainesville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Wife (divorced) of Duncan Armstrong.

Biography

Tami Bruce trained with the Mission Viejo Nadadores and later swam for the University of Florida. She was a seven-time NCAA Champion, and won seven SEC (Southeastern Conference) titles. In 1988 Bruce was named SEC Swimmer of the Year. She won a gold medal in the 800 freestyle at the 1985 Pan Pacific Meet, and won gold medals in the 800 free and 400 IM at the 1987 Pan American Games. Bruce married Australian swimming Olympian [Duncan Armstrong], although they later divorced. In 1993 she attempted a comeback and swam for Australia at the Short-Course World Championships, placing sixth in the 400 freestyle. Bruce was later a head coach and learn to swim coordinator at Lake Macquarie in New South Wales.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming Women's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming Women's 800 metres Freestyle United States USA 5

Women's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR 100-200m 200-300m 300-400m
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States Final 4 4:08.16 1:00.75 4 2:03.42 4 3:06.19 4 1:02.67 (4) 1:02.77 (4) 1:01.97 (3)
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 2 Q 4:10.73 1:01.37 2 2:04.87 2 3:08.28 2 1:03.50 (=2) 1:03.41 (3) 1:02.45 (3)

Women's 800 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR 4cT 4cR 5cT 5cR 6cT 6cR 7cT 7cR 100-200m 200-300m 300-400m 4-5m 5-6m 6-7m 7-8m
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States Final 5 8:30.86 1:02.53 6 2:06.90 6 3:11.10 7 4:15.08 6 5:18.71 6 6:22.99 =5 7:27.22 5 1:04.37 (6) 1:04.20 (5) 1:03.98 (5) 1:03.63 (5) 1:04.28 (5) 1:04.23 (5) 1:03.64 (6)
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 Q 8:31.57 1:03.25 4 2:08.06 3 3:12.84 3 4:17.37 3 5:21.39 3 6:25.60 2 7:29.53 =1 1:04.81 (3) 1:04.78 (3) 1:04.53 (1) 1:04.02 (1) 1:04.21 (1) 1:03.93 (1) 1:02.04 (1)
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