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John Moffet

Full name: John Clifford Moffet
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: July 27, 1964 in Banning, California, United States
Affiliations: Stanford Cardinal, Stanford (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming


John Moffet swam for Stanford, graduating in 1986. He made the ill-fated 1980 US Olympic team as the youngest male swimmer on that team. Moffet won bronze medals in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the 1982 World Championships. After the 1984 Olympics he had his best year in 1985, winning both breaststrokes and gold in the medley relay at both the 1985 Universiade and the 1985 Pan Pacific Championships.

Moffet later went into film, and became a producer and director. He won three Primetime Emmy Awards for “The Amazing Race,” and later became an executive producer for Discovery Communications. Some of the other shows he has produced for television and movies include “King of the Grill (2013),” “Auctions Kings,” “Zombie Apocalypse,” “The Superstars,” “Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices,” and “Destroyed in Seconds.”


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 100 metres Breaststroke United States USA 5

Men's 100 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Final 5 1:03.29 30.08 8 33.21 (3)
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Swimming United States Round One Heat Seven 1 Q/OR 1:02.16 29.14 1 33.02 (1)
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