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1904 – Born – June 2nd, in Timisoara, Romania.  Although many older sources claim that Weissmuller was born in Windber, Pennsylvania, the son of Austrian immigrants, it has become known since his death that he was born in Freidorf, near Timisoara, Hungary (now in Romania). His parents immigrated to Windber when he was three years old, and ..

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1978 – Pieter Cornelis Martijn van den Hoogenband, born on the 14th of March in Geldrop, near Eindhoven. He is a Dutch swimmer and a triple Olympic champion. He is the current world record holder in 100 m freestyle swimming (47.84s). 1993 – Achieved his first successes, performing well on the European Youth Olympic Days. ..

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1972 – She was born on the 13th day of October of this year in Roseville, California.   1988 – She first came to the attention of the swimming world in this year when she barely missed a spot on the 1988 U.S. Olympic team.   1990 – She won three gold medals in this ..

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1983 – Born on September 23rd in Irvine, California. American Olympic swimmer 2000 – He won silver medal in Olympic men’s 200-meter backstroke. 2004 – He won 2 gold medal in Olympic men’s 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke.          – Co-won gold medal in Olympic men’s 4×100-meter medley relay. 2005 – Was the ambassador for ..

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1985 – An American swimmer was born on the 30th day of June this year in Baltimore, Maryland.   2000 – At age 15, he first appeared at this year Summer Olympics in Sydney as the youngest American male swimmer at an Olympic Games in 68 years.   2003 – He broke his own world ..

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1937 – Dawn Fraser, born on the 4th of September in Sydney, Australia. She is an Australian swimming winning gold medals in the 100m freestyle at three consecutive Olympics. She was the first woman to swim the 100m in under a minute and remains loved to this day for her larrikin ways and swimming ability. ..

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1971 – Janet Elizabeth Evans, born on the 28th of August in Fullerton, California. She is a record-breaking American competitive swimmer.   1982 – She started competitive swimming as a child. By the age of 11 she was setting National Age Group records in the longer events.   1988 – She was one of the ..

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1905 – Born on the 23rd of October. 1924 – She won a gold medal in Summer Olympics. 1925 – She swam a 21-mile crossing across Lower New York Bay, New York, U.S.A. 1926 – She became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. 2003 – She died on the 30th of..

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1974 – Born on the 16th of September in Arlington, Virginia. 1996 – Won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. 2000 – Won a gold medal and silver medal at the Summer Olympics.          – He is only the second swimmer to win successive 400m I.M. Olympic gold medals. 2006 – He ..

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1973 – Born in Barendrecht, South Holland on the 24th of August. 1991 – She debuted at the World Aquatics Championships , winning a bronze medal with the 4 x 100 m relay team, with which she had already won a gold medal at the European LC Championships. 1992 – She made her Olympic debut ..

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