|Born||28 October 1938|
Tony Williams (born 28 October 1938) is a Sri Lankan former swimmer. He competed in the men's 200 metre breaststroke at the 1960 Summer Olympics. Williams was eliminated in the heats of the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards breaststroke.
Zimbabwe competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in the Soviet Union capital, Moscow. The nation, previously known as Rhodesia, had competed at three Games under that name. 42 competitors, 23 men and 19 women, took part in 30 events in 10 sports.
Brendan Joseph Hansen is an American former competition swimmer who specialized in breaststroke events. Hansen is a six-time Olympic medalist, and is also a former world record-holder in both the 100-meter and 200-meter breaststroke events.
Trinidad and Tobago competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, United States. Sixteen competitors, eleven men and five women, took part in fourteen events in five sports.
Guylaine Cloutier is a former competition swimmer from Canada, who was a breaststroke specialist. Cloutier competed internationally at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988. Her best Olympic finish was fourth place in the 100-metre breaststroke at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Catherine L. Carr, also known by her married name Cathy West, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in two events.
Ursula Happe is a German swimmer and Olympic champion. She competed at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne, where she won the gold medal in 200 m breaststroke. She also competed in the women's 200 metre breaststroke at the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Alia Shanee Atkinson, OD is a Jamaican swimmer and Olympian.
Richard Alan Schroeder is an American former competition swimmer who was a breaststroke specialist and two-time Olympic gold medalist.
The women's 100 metre breaststroke event at the 1968 Summer Olympics took place between 18 and 19 October. This swimming event used the breaststroke. Because an Olympic size swimming pool is 50 metres long, this race consisted of two lengths of the pool. This was the first appearance for this event in the Olympics for the women swimmers.
The women's 200 metre breaststroke event, included in the swimming competition at the 1968 Summer Olympics, took place on October 22–23, at the Alberca Olímpica Francisco Márquez. In this event, swimmers covered four lengths of the 50-metre (160 ft) Olympic-sized pool employing the breaststroke. It was the tenth appearance of the event, which first appeared at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. A total of 31 competitors from 20 nations participated in the event. American Catie Ball was the large favourite to win the event, as she had broken the world record in this event the last three times. However, she was suffering from a virus infection and was forced to withdraw from the heats. Her 16-year-old teammate Sharon Wichman won the event, breaking bronze medalist Galina Prozumenshchikova's Olympic record in the final.
Glenn Andrew Mark Snyders is a South African-born former competitive swimmer for New Zealand. He won the silver medal in the 50 m breaststroke at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in a time of 27.67 seconds. He currently holds the New Zealand records for 50 m, 100 m and 200 m breaststroke in both long course and short course.
Catherine Jamison is an American former competition swimmer.
Susan Jean Jones, also known by her married name Suzy Roy, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic swimmer and former World Record Holder.
Kenneth Owen "Ken" Merten is an American former competition swimmer, three-time Pan American Games medalist, and former world record-holder.
Eric Williams is a Nigerian former swimmer, who specialized in breaststroke events. He represented Nigeria at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and in all three editions of the FINA World Championships since 2003.
Chisela Kanchela was Zambian swimmer, who specialized in breaststroke events. He currently holds numerous Zambian age group records in all breaststroke distances, and is trained for the All Saints' College swimming team in Perth, Western Australia ever since he first appeared at the Olympics. Kanchela also competed at the Commonwealth Games in 2002 and 2006, but failed to reach the top 16 final.
Amar Shah is a Kenyan former swimmer who specialized in breaststroke, but also competed in the freestyle relays. He is a single-time Olympian (2004), and a two-time swimmer at the Commonwealth Games. Shah qualified for the semifinals in 2010 Commonwealth Games setting a national record in the 50m breaststroke in a time of 30.53. He currently holds three long-course Kenyan records in the 50, 100 and 200 m breaststroke. Shah also won a total of bronze medals, as a member of the Kenyan swimming team, in the freestyle and medley relays at the 2011 All-Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique.
Alice Shrestha is a Nepalese swimmer, who specialized in breaststroke events. Shrestha qualified for the men's 100 m breaststroke at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by receiving a Universality place from FINA in an entry time of 1:15.49. He participated in heat one against three other swimmers Eric Williams of Nigeria, Chisela Kanchela of Zambia, and Amar Shah of Kenya. He rounded out a small field of four with a time of 1:12.25, setting a new national record.
Sandra Bowman is a British swimmer.
Anna Louise Wilson is a United States-born Olympic swimmer from New Zealand.
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