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Duane Swanson

Full name: Duane Alexander Swanson
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: August 23, 1913 in Waterman, Illinois, United States
Died: September 13, 2000 in Cumberland Furnace, Tennessee, United States
Affiliations: Universal Pictures, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Duane Swanson played for UCLA in the early 30s and later moved on to AAU basketball with the Universal Studios team which made up one-half of the 1936 Olympic team. He spent a career in film, working for CBS Studios most of his life. He served in the US Army in World War II.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1936-08-13 USA 25, MEX 10 0
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Basketball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1936-08-12 USA 56, PHI 23 4
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