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Mike Heath

Full name: Michael Steward "Mike" Heath
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: April 9, 1964 in McAllen, Texas, United States
Affiliations: Florida Gators, Gainesville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 3 Gold, 1 Silver (4 Total)

Biography

Mike Heath swam for the University of Florida, helping them win NCAA team titles in 1983 and 1984. He won four NCAA titles himself, and was named an All-American in 19 events. Heath graduated from Florida in 1988 with a degree in sport and exercise science. Heath competed for the United States at the 1984 Olympics, winning a silver medal in the 200 freestyle, and gold medals in both freestyle relays. At the 1985 Pan Pacifics he won three gold medals, winning the 200 freestyle, and swimming on both wining freestyle relays. He also competed at the 1986 World Championships, winning a gold meal in the 4x100 free relay, and a silver in the 4x200 free relay.

Heath later became a swim coach at Beaches Aquatic Club in Jacksonville and then a coach at the Spartan Aquatic Club in Orange Park, Florida. He then switched careers and worked as a Florida Fish and Wildlife Officer in Clay County, Florida.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 200 metres Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles 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 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Final 4 50.41 24.55 6 25.86 (4)
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Round One Heat Nine 1 Q 50.39 24.61 2 25.78 (1)

Men's 200 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Final 2 1:49.10 25.83 3 53.96 3 1:21.41 2 28.13 (6) 27.45 (2) 27.69 (3)
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 1 Q 1:49.87 26.31 1 53.83 1 1:21.74 1 27.52 (1) 27.91 (1) 28.13 (1)

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Final 1 49.60 1:40.43 2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Final 1 1:48.67 1:48.67 1

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 2 54.60 2:54.32 1
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