Full name: Mark Webster Chatfield
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: August 11, 1953 in Bakersfield, California, United States
Died: December 23, 1998
Affiliations: Pasadena Swimming Association
Country: United States
Mark Chatfield just missed an Olympic medal, placing fourth in the 1972 100 metre breaststroke, after having won a gold medal in that event at the 1971 Pan American Games. Chatfield swam for Southern Cal, earning 12 All-American honors from 1972-75. He was US Champion in the 100 yard breaststroke indoors in 1973.
Chatfield later became a baroque and period musician, a vocalist, and composer. He played principal cello and was a countertenor. He continued to swim in meets with International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics. Chatfield died quite young from lymphoma when he was only 45.
|1972 Summer||19||MÃ¼nchen||Swimming||Men's 100 metres Breaststroke||United States||USA||4|
|1972 Summer||19||MÃ¼nchen||Swimming||United States||Final||4||1:06.01||30.81||3||35.20 (6)|
|1972 Summer||19||MÃ¼nchen||Swimming||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||4||Q||1:06.08||30.76||1||35.32 (6)|
|1972 Summer||19||MÃ¼nchen||Swimming||United States||Round One||Heat One||1||Q/OR||1:05.89||30.73||1||35.16 (1)|