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Rod Strachan

Full name: Rodney "Rod" Strachan
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: October 16, 1955 in Santa Monica, California, United States
Affiliations: Fullerton Area Swim Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Rod Strachan of Southern Cal won the 400m IM at the Final Trials with a new U.S. record, then went on to set a new world record in winning the Olympic title. In college, Strachan had a 3.96 grade point average, which helped earn him admission to Southern Cal’s medical school. He became a doctor, specializing in internal medicine.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming Men's 400 metres Individual Medley United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 400 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR 100-200m 200-300m 300-400m
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming United States Final 1 WR 4:23.68 1:00.61 =4 2:05.92 1 3:23.92 2 1:05.31 (1) 1:18.00 (5) 59.76 (1)
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Swimming United States Round One Heat Three 1 Q/OR 4:27.15 1:01.18 1 2:06.86 1 3:25.98 1 1:05.68 (1) 1:19.12 (2) 1:01.17 (1)
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