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Bruce Hunter

Full name: Richard Bruce Hunter
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: July 6, 1939 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Harvard Crimson, Cambridge (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming


Bruce Hunter just missed a medal at the 1960 Olympics, placing fourth in the 100 metre freestyle. Hunter graduated from Cambridge Latin School in 1957, and then Harvard in 1961. In 1960 he was ECAC (Eastern College Athletic Conference) champion in the 100 freestyle. Hunter later returned to Harvard, earning an MBA in 1974. He also continued competing in masters swimming, representing the New England Masters Swim Club (NEM) and earning over 30 top 10s in various meets.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 4

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 21 Roma Swimming United States Final 4 55.6
1960 Summer 21 Roma Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 2 Q 55.7
1960 Summer 21 Roma Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 1 Q 56.6
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