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John Mykkanen

Full name: John Cary Mykkanen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 8, 1966 in Anaheim, California, United States
Affiliations: El Dorado High School/University of California, Berkeley
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

John Mykkanen competed at the 1984 Olympics just after graduating from high school, and was the youngest US male swimmer that year. He was a distance freestyler. Mykkanen later attended U Cal Berkeley, and then became a chiropractor in Orange County, California. His daughter, Courtney Mykkanen, also became a top swimmer and competed at the 2012 US Olympic Trials and 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 17 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle United States USA 2 Silver

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
1984 Summer 17 Los Angeles Swimming United States Final 2 3:51.49 57.98 7 1:56.79 5 2:54.67 2 58.81 (3) 57.88 (1) 56.82 (=1)
1984 Summer 17 Los Angeles Swimming United States Round One Heat Four 1 Q 3:53.43 58.14 4 1:57.21 3 2:55.76 1 59.07 (1) 58.55 (1) 57.67 (1)
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