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Dan Zehr

Full name: Robert Daniel "Dan" Zehr, Sr.
Gender: Male
Born: April 18, 1916 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: August 4, 2001 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Affiliations: Fort Wayne YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Dan Zehr swam the 100 backstroke at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics, as a 16-year-old high school student. He swam for the Fort Wayne YMCA in 1932. Zehr later attended Northwestern University, where he was named All-American in 1936, after winning the 1936 NCAA title in the 150 yard backstroke. Zehr was 1933 AAU Champion in the 220 yard backstroke both indoors and out. In 1984 he became a charter member of the Northwestern University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 100 metres Backstroke United States USA 4

Men's 100 metres Backstroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming United States Final 4 1:10.9
1932 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming United States Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 Q 1:11.6
1932 Summer 16 Los Angeles Swimming United States Round One Heat Two 1 Q 1:09.9
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