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Matt Cetlinski

Full name: Matthew J. "Matt" Cetlinski
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: October 4, 1964
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Matt Cetlinski was a distance freestyler who swam for the University of Florida, graduating in 1986 with a degree in religion. Cetlinski won the 1986 500 yard freestyle and was an eight-time All-American at Florida. He won gold at the 1988 Seoul Olympics in the 4x200 free relay, and at the 1987 Pan Pacific Meet in the 400 freestyle and 4x200 relay. Individually, Cetlinski just missed Olympic medals, placing fourth in both the 400 and 1,500 free in Seoul. He also earned a silver medal at the 1983 Pan American Games in the 400 free. In 1997 he was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame. Cetlinski later attended the Traditional Acupuncture Institute in Columbia, Maryland, and became an acupuncturist, practicing in Gainesville. He was also licensed in massage therapy.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men'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 23 Seoul Swimming United States Final 4 3:48.09 54.57 2 1:52.45 2 2:50.46 1 57.88 (3) 58.01 (3) 57.63 (5)
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 3 Q 3:50.82 56.00 2 1:54.34 3 2:52.78 2 58.34 (2) 58.44 (2) 58.04 (4)

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 100m 200m 300m 400m 500m 600m 700m 800m 900m 1000m 1100m 1200m 1300m 1400y 100-300m 400-500m 6-7m 7-8 900-1000 11-13m 1300-1500y
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States Final 4 15:06.42 58.09 (1) 1:58.83 (1) 2:59.22 (1) 3:59.52 (1) 4:59.63 (1) 6:00.13 (1) 7:00.86 (2) 8:01.11 (2) 9:01.86 (2) 10:03.15 (3) 11:04.63 (3) 12:06.03 (3) 13:07.76 (3) 14:09.08 (4) 1:00.74 (2) / 1:00.39 (1) 1:00.30 (2) / 1:00.11 (1) 1:00.50 (2) / 1:00.73 (3) 1:00.25 (3) / 1:00.75 (4) 1:01.29 (3) / 1:01.48 (6) 1:01.40 (4) / 1:01.73 (5) 1:01.32 (5) / 57.34 (1)
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 1 Q 15:07.41 58.68 (1) 2:00.22 (1) 3:01.27 (1) 4:02.38 (1) 5:03.11 (1) 6:03.46 (1) 7:03.79 (1) 8:04.04 (1) 9:04.27 (1) 10:04.64 (1) 11:05.15 (1) 12:05.86 (1) 13:06.93 (1) 14:07.54 (1) 1:01.54 (3) / 1:01.05 (4) 1:01.11 (=2) / 1:00.73 (1) 1:00.35 (1) / 1:00.33 (1) 1:00.25 (1) / 1:00.23 (1) 1:00.37 (1) / 1:00.51 (1) 1:00.71 (1) / 1:01.07 (1) 1:00.61 (1) / 59.87 (3)

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States USA Final 1 1:48.44 3:37.81 5
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 2 1:48.87 5:29.35 2
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