Matt Vogel (swimmer)

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Matt Vogel
Personal information
Full nameMatthew Haynes Vogel
Nickname(s)"Matt"
National teamUnited States
Born (1957-06-03) June 3, 1957 (age 63)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight187 lb (85 kg)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesButterfly
College teamUniversity of Tennessee
Medal record
Men's swimming
Representing the United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal 100 m butterfly
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal 4x100 m medley relay

Matthew Haynes Vogel (born June 3, 1957) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder. He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal where he received gold medals in the 100-meter butterfly, and the 4×100-meter medley relay.[1]

Vogel set one world record during his career, in 4×100-meter medley relay.

Vogel was formerly the head coach of Coastal Maine Aquatics in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.[2] Before coaching at CMA he was the head coach of Fort Wayne Aquatics.

Vogel was inducted as an "honor swimmer" into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1996.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1976 Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Swimming" Archived 2010-12-25 at the Wayback MachinedatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on May 2, 2008)
  2. ^ "Coach Vogel's Philosophy on Swimming". ftwayneaquatics.org. Retrieved January 15, 2012.
  3. ^ International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honorees, Matt Vogel (USA). Retrieved October 5, 2012.

External links[edit]

( NCAA Champion 100yd Butterfly 1976 ( SEC Champion 100yd Butterfly, 400yd Medley Relay 1976