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Charles Keating

Full name: Charles Humphrey Keating, III
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: August 20, 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Affiliations: Gatorade Swim Club, Bloomington (USA) / Indiana Hoosiers, Bloomington (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Uncle of Gary Hall, Jr.; Brother-in-law of Gary Hall.


Charles Keating, III swam for Indiana University, graduating in 1977. His father, Charles Keating, Jr., was a swimmer at the University of Cincinnati in the 1940s. CK3 was a breaststroker who placed third at the AAU meet in the 200 breast in 1974 and fourth in 1976. He made the 1976 Olympic team by placing third at the US Olympic Trials. He later became a real estate developer in the Phoenix area in the 1980s. His extended family is swimming royalty, as CK3 is the brother-in-law of [Gary Hall, Sr.] and the uncle of 10-time Olympic medalist, [Gary Hall, Jr.]. The father, Charles Keating, Jr., became well-known in the 1980s when he was involved in a major savings and loan scandal, for which he was convicted and served 4 years in prison, although the conviction was eventually overturned. The Olympian's son, Charles Keating, IV, was a cross-country runner at Indiana University, who left school after 3 years to become a US Navy SEAL. Keating served as a US Navy SEAL until he was killed in combat with ISIS in Iraq in April 2016.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke United States USA 5

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming United States Final 5 2:20.79 32.32 5 1:08.35 6 1:44.22 5 36.03 (6) 35.87 (4) 36.57 (7)
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 2 Q 2:22.22 32.52 3 1:08.36 2 1:44.59 2 35.84 (2) 36.23 (2) 37.63 (4)
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