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Jon Olsen

Full name: Jon C. Olsen
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: April 25, 1969 in New Britain, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: Curl-Bruke / University of Alabama, USA
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 4 Gold, 1 Bronze (5 Total)

Biography

Jon Olsen was a freestyle sprinter who competed at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics. In multiple international tournaments, Olsen had a remarkable record in winning relay medals and golds. He won five Olympic medals, four gold, all in relays; won LC World titles in the 4x100 free in both 1994 and 1998; and won three relay golds at the 1995 Pan American Games, along with silver in the 100 freestyle. Olsen won 12 medals at the Pan Pacific Championships, with 10 golds, eight in relays, and individual golds in the 50 and 100 free at the 1993 Pan Pacs. Olsen swam at the University of Alabama. He later settled in the Florida Keys with his family, where he became a swim coach with several clubs and high schools.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 4
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 3 Bronze
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle United States USA 9
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m RT
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming United States Final 4 49.51 24.00 4 25.51 (4)
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Eight 1 Q 49.63 23.92 1 25.71 (2)
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming United States B Final 1 49.80 23.54 1 26.26 (7) 0.72
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming United States Round One Heat Seven 2 q 50.17 23.76 1 26.41 (4) 0.75

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T 5dT ET ER RT
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming United States USA Final 1 48.28 22.86 3:16.74 1
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming United States USA Round One Heat One 1 48.74 23.14 3:18.50 1
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming United States USA Final 1 49.94 23.62 49.94 4 0.73

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 1cT ET ER RT 1.5cT
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming United States USA Final 3 1:49.19 25.22 53.05 5:27.12 4
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 2 1:50.03 25.60 53.25 5:30.73 2
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 52.07 1:49.83 AC 0.36 7:18.28

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T 5dT ET ER
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Swimming United States USA Final 1 48.79 23.01 3:36.93 1
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