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Chris Cavanaugh

Full name: Christopher Carl "Chris" Cavanaugh
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: July 1, 1962 in Hialeah, Florida, United States
Affiliations: USC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Chris Cavanaugh swam at Southern Cal, graduating in 1985. A sprinter, Cavanaugh won gold medals in the 4x100 freestyle relay at the 1982 World Championships and the 1983 Pan American Games, in addition to his 1984 Olympic gold medal. Cavanaugh set two world records in the 50 freestyle in 1980. He later coached masters and club swimmers in Southern California, and did charity work for Swim Across America, which raises money for cancer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Final 1 50.83 50.83 1
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 2 49.94 1:40.44 1
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