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Tim Jecko

Full name: Perry Timothy "Tim" Jecko
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: January 24, 1938 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Died: January 11, 2005 in Madison, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: Yale Bulldogs, New Haven (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Tim Jecko learned to swim in the pool at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and later captained the swim team at Yale. After he left Yale, he became an actor and taught acting. He performed on Broadway and in regional productions. On Broadway, he appeared in “Annie,” and in “Woman of the Year,” with Raquel Welch. He appeared in many television programs and commercials, including such well-known series as “Knots Landing,” “St. Elsewhere,” “Murder, She Wrote,” and “Hunter.” In later years, Jecko was deputy director of the performing arts for the Smithsonian Institute. He later taught writing and communication at Fairleigh Dickinson University.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 18 Melbourne Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 2 Silver

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1956 Summer 18 Melbourne Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 2 QU 8:38.3 2:09.1 4:17.8
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