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Ian Crocker

Full name: Ian Lowell Crocker
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: August 31, 1982 in Portland, Maine, United States
Affiliations: Portland Porpoise, Portland (USA) / Texas Longhorns, Austin (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 3 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (5 Total)

Biography

A top butterflyer who was eventually surpassed by [Michael Phelps], Ian Crocker competed at three Olympic Games, in 2000, 2004, and 2008, winning five medals and three gold medals. His golds came at all three Olympics in the medley relay, and he added a silver in the 100 butterfly at the 2004 Olympics, behind Phelps, and Crocker also won a bronze in 2004 in the 4x100 freestyle relay. At the World Championships he won nine medals, with four golds, winning the 100 fly in both 2003 and 2005. He also won three golds at the Pan Pacific Championships, winning the 100 fly in 2002 and 2006. In all, he won 21 medals and 14 golds at major internationals. Crocker set three world records in the 100 butterfly, one each in 2003, 2004, and 2005, and held that record for six years, until it was broken in 2009 by Phelps. Crocker was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 2017. After his swim career ended he became a swim coach in Texas.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Men's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA 4
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 17T
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 3 Bronze
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming Men's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA 2 Silver
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Swimming Men's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA 4
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T RT 5dT 5dR 50-100m
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming United States Round One Heat Seven 6 49.73 0.76 23.80 5 25.93 (5)

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T RT 5dT ET ER
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming United States USA Final 3 50.05 0.76 23.64 50.05 8

Men's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T RT 5dT 5dR 50-100m
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming United States Final 4 52.44 0.74 24.69 7 27.75 (2)
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 Q 52.82 0.78 24.90 6 27.92 (1)
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 4 Q 53.45 0.82 24.52 1 28.93 (8)
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming United States Final 2 51.29 0.74 23.59 1 27.70 (4)
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 Q 51.83 0.77 24.36 =1 27.47 (2)
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming United States Round One Heat Eight 1 Q 52.03 0.74 24.13 1 27.90 (2)
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Swimming United States Final 4 51.13 0.73 23.70 2 27.43 (5)
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 Q 51.27 0.72 23.91 3 27.36 (3)
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Swimming United States Round One Heat Eight 3 Q 51.95 0.71 24.15 2 27.80 (=4)

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T RT 5dT ET ER
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming United States USA Final 1 52.10 0.25 23.97 2:45.81 1
2004 Summer 21 Athina Swimming United States USA Final 1 50.28 0.04 23.05 2:43.10 1
2008 Summer 25 Beijing Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Two 1 50.85 0.42 23.60 2:44.79 1
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