Jim MONTGOMERY

United States of America USA

Swimming

  • Olympic Medals
    3 G
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Montreal 1976
  • Year of Birth
    1955
Olympic Results

Biography

Jim MONTGOMERY

With two individual golds and three more in the relays, Jim Montgomery was the star swimmer of the 1973 World Championships. He attended Indiana, where he won the NCAA 200y free before going on to win four AAU titles. Montgomery set two world records for the 100m freestyle in 1975 and improved his world record twice at the Montréal Olympics. There he broke a barrier as, with his time in the finals of 49.99, he became the first man to swim 100 meters in under 50 seconds. Between 1973 and 1976, Montgomery was also a member of five world record breaking relay teams.

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Montreal 1976

G
100 metres Freestyle
100 metres Freestyle Swimming
B
200 metres Freestyle
200 metres Freestyle Swimming
G
4 x 100 metres Medley Relay
4 x 100 metres Medley Relay Swimming
G
4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay
4 x 200 metres Freestyle Relay Swimming