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Jay Mortenson

Full name: Jay Paul Mortenson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: September 26, 1966
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Jay Mortenson swam at Stanford University in college, helping them extend their long-running streak of Pac-10 Championships. He won individual NCAA titles in the 100 fly and 100 back in 1988, and defended his 100 fly title in 1989. Primarily a backstroker, Mortenson led off the Stanford medley relay team that won the NCAA title in 1987. He also led off Stanford’s medley relay to win three consecutive Pac-10 titles from 1987-89. Internationally Mortenson won a gold in the medley relay at the 1987 Universiade, where he won bronze in the 100 backstroke, in addition to his 1988 Seoul Olympics gold medal in the medley relay.

Mortenson later became an investment banker in the Los Angeles area. He was inducted into the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 11
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming Men's 100 metres Butterfly United States USA 6
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States B Final 3 57.06 26.83 2 30.23 (5)
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 4 q 57.19 27.02 2 30.17 (5)

Men's 100 metres Butterfly

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States Final 6 54.07 25.20 7 28.87 (7)
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 3 Q 54.44 25.68 4 28.76 (2)

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Four 1 54.46 2:51.79 1
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