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Scott Jaffe

Full name: Scott Erik Jaffe
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: April 29, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Scott Jaffe was a Boston native who started college at Harvard, where he earned All-American honors. Jaffe attended the 1988 Olympic Trials but failed to make the US team and stopped swimming for eight months after that disappointment. He began to swim again with the Boston Scrod, an unusual swim team that eschewed mega-distance and heavy load training in lieu of shorter training distances with an emphasis on technique.

After starting with the Scrod, Jaffe, who had started doing IM and breaststroke, switched to an emphasis on freestyle sprinting. He also transferred to U Cal Berkeley where he again earned All-American status. He finished second in the 200 freestyle at the 1991 US Nationals and made the 1992 US Olympic team, winning a bronze medal in the 4x200 freestyle relay.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 1cT ET ER
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 2 1:50.14 26.26 54.46 1:50.14 1
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