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Jerry Alan HEIDENREICH

United States of America
TeamUnited States of America
SwimmingSwimming
Olympic Medals
2G
1S
1B
Games Participations1
First Olympic GamesMunich 1972
Year of Birth1950

Biography

The United States won all three relays at the 1972 Olympics, each with a new world record, and Jerry Heidenreich was a member of two of the winning teams. He also won three gold in the 4×100 metre freestyle (with Dave Edgar, Steve Genter, and the non-Olympian Frank Heckl), 4×200 metre freestyle (with Steve Genter and the non-Olympians Jim McConica and Frank Heckl), and 4×100 metre medley (with John Murphy, Brian Job, and the non-Olympian Frank Heckl) and one silver in 100 metres butterfly at the 1971 Pan American Games. Heidenreich attended Southern Methodist and won the NCAA 220 y freestyle in 1972. Heidenreich later committed suicide.

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