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Royce Sharp

Full name: James Royce Sharp
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: May 25, 1972 in Houston, Texas, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming


Royce Sharp was a backstroker who swam at the University of Michigan. He had been a high school star at the Peddie School in New Jersey, winning the Eastern Interscholastics in the 100 yd backstroke as both a junior and senior. Sharp swam the 200 back at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, but missed the finals. He later won a gold medal in his specialty, the 200 back, at the 1993 Pan Pacifics, and added a bronze medal in the event at the 1994 World Championships. Sharp helped lead Michigan to the 1995 NCAA Championship and then retired from competitive swimming after college.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Swimming Men's 200 metres Backstroke United States USA 18

Men's 200 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 1cT 1cR 1.5cT 1.5cR 50-100m 100-150m 150-200m
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Five 4 q 2:00.97 28.97 7 59.28 4 1:30.45 5 30.31 (2) 31.17 (7) 30.52 (3)
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