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Ray Kegeris

Full name: Ray Kegeris
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Born: September 10, 1901 in Bellwood, Nebraska, United States
Died: August 14, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: LAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Ray Kegeris swam for the Los Angeles AC and won the AAU indoor 150y backstroke title in 1921 and 1922. He also won several backstroke titles at the Pacific Coast AAU Championships. Kegeris and his teammate [Ludy Langer] were lifeguards on Redondo Beach, which in 1912 had prevented several American swimmers from being allowed to compete at the Olympics as professionals. It is not known why Kegeris and Langer were allowed to compete in 1920.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 2 Silver

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Swimming United States Final 2 1:16.8
1920 Summer 18 Antwerpen Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat One 1 Q/OR 1:17.8
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