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Sean Killion

Full name: Sean Thomas Killion
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: October 24, 1967 in Camden, New Jersey, United States
Affiliations: California Golden Bears, Berkeley (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Sean Killion was a distance freestyler who swam both the 400 and 1,500 at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He also competed for the US at the 1987 and 1991 Pan Pacific Championships, winning 400 gold in 1991 and 400 silver in 1987. He also swam at the 1986 Goodwill Games, where he defeated distance legend [Vladimir Salnikov] in the 400 free. Killion swam for U Cal Berkeley in college.

Although he grew up in New Jersey, Killion later settled in the Bay Area of California, where he took up surfing, often on the violent waves of Mavericks off Half Moon Bay. He began work there for Federal Express as a sales manager. He is a member of the Camden County (NJ) Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 11
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle United States USA 12

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR 100-200m 200-300m 300-400m
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming United States B Final 3 3:52.76 56.98 6 1:55.58 6 2:54.48 3 58.60 (1) 58.90 (2) 58.28 (5)
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 4 q 3:52.42 56.76 6 1:55.21 5 2:54.08 2 58.45 (1) 58.87 (1) 58.34 (4)

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 100m 200m 300m 400m 500m 600m 700m 800m 900m 1000m 1100m 1200m 1300m 1400y 100-300m 400-500m 6-7m 7-8 900-1000 11-13m 1300-1500y
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 4 15:27.49 59.10 (2) 2:00.40 (2) 3:01.83 (3) 4:03.16 (2) 5:05.14 (3) 6:07.07 (3) 7:09.23 (3) 8:11.39 (3) 9:13.43 (3) 10:15.71 (3) 11:17.98 (3) 12:20.42 (3) 13:23.32 (3) 14:25.80 (3) 1:01.30 (2) / 1:01.43 (3) 1:01.33 (2) / 1:01.98 (3) 1:01.93 (3) / 1:02.16 (4) 1:02.16 (3) / 1:02.04 (3) 1:02.28 (4) / 1:02.27 (4) 1:02.44 (4) / 1:02.90 (4) 1:02.48 (2) / 1:01.69 (3)
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