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Greg Burgess

Full name: Gregory Stewart "Greg" Burgess
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: January 11, 1972 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: Bolles Sharks
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Greg Burgess specialized in the individual medley, winning a silver medal in the 200 IM at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He also competed in that event at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, finishing sixth in the final. Burgess won silver in the 200 IM at the 1994 World Championships. He won golds in the 200 IM at the 1991 Universiade, and in the 4x200 free relay at the 1993 Pan Pacific Championships, and the 1995 Pan American Games. Burgess attended the University of Florida, where he won the 200 and 400 IMs in 1993 and 1994, setting two American records in each event. He received 12 All-American honors before graduating in 1994.

After college Burgess joined the US Marine Corps in 1997. He served two tours duty in Iraq, and was chef de mission for the US team at the 2009 and 2010 CISM (International Military Games). Promoted to major, he was inducted into the Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Swimming Men's 200 metres Individual Medley United States USA 2 Silver
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Swimming Men's 200 metres Individual Medley United States USA 6

Men's 200 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m RT
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Swimming United States Final 2 2:00.97 27.06 4 57.57 2 1:32.78 2 30.51 (2) 35.21 (5) 28.19 (3)
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Eight 2 Q 2:01.35 27.14 4 57.85 1 1:32.18 1 30.71 (1) 34.33 (1) 29.17 (3)
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Swimming United States Final 6 2:02.56 26.81 7 57.64 3 1:32.78 5 30.83 (2) 35.14 (6) 29.78 (7) 0.85
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 3 Q 2:01.93 26.91 3 57.51 3 1:32.82 2 30.60 (1) 35.31 (5) 29.11 (2) 0.83
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