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Brent Lang

Full name: Brent Dennis Lang
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (198 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: January 25, 1968
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Brent Lang swam for the University of Michigan, winning four NCAA titles, including the 50 yard freestyle in 1989-90 and the 100 free in 1988 and 1990. In addition to his 1988 Olympic 4x100 freestyle relay gold, Lang won golds in the 100 freestyle and 4x100 free at 1989 Pan Pacific Meet, and was a 1991 World Champion in the 4x100 free relay. He also won gold in the 4x200 free relay at the 1987 Universiade. In 2015 Lang was inducted into the University of Michigan’s Hall of Honor.

In business, Lang worked from 1991-93 as a strategy consultant with Monitor, but then joined 3Com Corporation, where he was senior director of marketing for six years. In 2001 he joined Vocera, a healthcare communication company. He started with Vocera as a vice-president of marketing and business development, but moved up in the company and in 2007 he was named Chief Operating Officer, and in 2013 was named President and CEO of Vocera.

In December 2014, Lang received the 2015 Silver Anniversary Award, presented annually by the NCAA to six outstanding former student-athletes 25 years after their college sports careers had ended. The award is based on both athletic and professional success. In 2015, Lang was inducted into the University of Michigan Athletics Hall of Honor.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 50.18 50.18 1
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