Full name: Kenneth Lloyd "Ken" Swenson
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: April 18, 1948 in Clay Center, Kansas, United States
Affiliations: US Army, (USA)
Country: United States
Ken Swenson won the 880y in 1970 at both the NCAA and AAU Meets. He was world ranked #2 in the 800 for the year. In 1971 Swenson also won a gold medal in the 800 at the Pan American Games. He competed for Kansas State and later for the US Army. After the 1972 Olympics, Swenson competed for a few more years and then turned professional in March 1975 with the International Track Association. In 2009 he was inducted into the Kansas State Hall of Fame.
Personal Bests: 800 â 1:44.80 (1970); Mile â 3:59.1 (1975).
|1972 Summer||24||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||United States||USA||AC h3 r2/3|
|1972 Summer||24||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||United States||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||AC||DQ||5|
|1972 Summer||24||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||United States||Round One||Heat Eight||2||QU||5||1:51,1|