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Encyclopedia > Swimming at the 1964 Summer Olympics

At the 1964 Summer Olympics, eighteen swimming events were contested. The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. ... Swimming is a technique that humans, and other animals, use to move through water using only movements of the body, for exercise, fun and competition. ...

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Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States United States 13 8 8 29
2 Australia Australia 4 1 4 9
3 Soviet Union Soviet Union 1 1 2 4
4 United Team of Germany United Team of Germany 0 4 2 6
5 Netherlands Netherlands 0 2 1 3
6 Great Britain Great Britain 0 1 0 1
France France 0 1 0 1
8 Japan 0 0 1 1

Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany-1960-Olympics. ... Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany for the last time at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ...

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle United States Don Schollander
United States (USA)
53.4 Great Britain Robert McGregor
Great Britain (GBR)
53.5 United Team of Germany Hans-Joachim Klein
United Team of Germany (EUA)
54.0
400 m freestyle United States Don Schollander
United States (USA)
4:12.2 United Team of Germany Frank Wiegand
United Team of Germany (EUA)
4:14.9 Australia Allan Wood
Australia (AUS)
4:15.1
1500 m freestyle Australia Bob Windle
Australia (AUS)
17:01.7 United States John Nelson
United States (USA)
17:03.0 Australia Allan Wood
Australia (AUS)
17:07.7
200 m backstroke United States Jed Graef
United States (USA)
2:10.3 United States Gary Dilley
United States (USA)
2:10.5 United States Robert Bennett
United States (USA)
2:13.1
200 m breaststroke Australia Ian O'Brien
Australia (AUS)
2:27.8 Soviet Union Georgi Prokopenko
Soviet Union (URS)
2:28.2 United States Chester Jastremski
United States (USA)
2:29.6
200 m butterfly Australia Kevin Berry
Australia (AUS)
2:06.6 United States Carl Robie
United States (USA)
2:07.5 United States Frederick Schmidt
United States (USA)
2:09.3
400 m individual medley United States Richard Roth
United States (USA)
4:45.4 United States Roy Saari
United States (USA)
4:47.1 United Team of Germany Gerhard Hetz
United Team of Germany (EUA)
4:51.0
4×100 m freestyle relay United States United States (USA)
Stephen Clark
Michael Austin
Gary Ilman
Don Schollander
3:33.2 United Team of Germany United Team of Germany (EUA)
Horst Löffler
Frank Wiegand
Uwe Jacobsen
Hans-Joachim Klein
3:37.2 Australia Australia (AUS)
David Dickson
Peter Doak
John Ryan
Bob Windle
3:39.1
4×100 m medley relay United States United States (USA)
Harold Mann
William Craig
Frederick Schmidt
Stephen Clark
3:58.4 United Team of Germany United Team of Germany (EUA)
Ernst Küppers
Egon Henninger
Horst-Günther Gregor
Hans-Joachim Klein
4:01.6 Australia Australia (AUS)
Peter Reynolds
Ian O'Brien
Kevin Berry
David Dickson
4:02.3
4×200 m freestyle relay United States United States (USA)
Stephen Clark
Roy Saari
Gary Ilman
Don Schollander
7:52.1 United Team of Germany United Team of Germany (EUA)
Horst-Günther Gregor
Gerhard Hetz
Frank Wiegand
Hans-Joachim Klein
7.59.3  Japan (JPN)
Makoto Fukui
Kunihiro Iwasaki
Toshio Shoji
Yukiaki Okabe
8:03.8

Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Don Schollander (born April 30, 1946) is an American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany-1960-Olympics. ... Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany for the last time at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Don Schollander (born April 30, 1946) is an American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany-1960-Olympics. ... Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany for the last time at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Allan Wood (born May 16, 1943) was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won two bronze medals in the 400 m and 1500 m freestyle events at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Robert (Bob) Windle (born November 7, 1944 in Sydney) was an Australian sprint and long distance freestyle and butterfly swimmer of the 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 1500 m freestyle at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Allan Wood (born May 16, 1943) was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won two bronze medals in the 400 m and 1500 m freestyle events at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Ian Lovett OBrien (born March 3, 1947 in New South Wales) was an Australian breaststroke swimmer of the 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 200m breaststroke at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Kevin John Berry (born April 10, 1945 in Sydney) was an Australian butterfly swimmer of the 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 200m butterfly at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany-1960-Olympics. ... Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany for the last time at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Don Schollander (born April 30, 1946) is an American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany-1960-Olympics. ... Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany for the last time at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... David Dickson (born February 20, 1941 in Batu Gajah, Malaysia) was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won three bronze medals in freestyle and medley relay events at the 1960 Summer Olympics amd the 1964 Summer Olympics in Rome and Tokyo respectively. ... Peter Doak (born June 17, 1943) was an Australian sprint freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won a bronze medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. ... John Ryan (born February 23, 1944) was an Australian sprint freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won a bronze medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. ... Robert (Bob) Windle (born November 7, 1944 in Sydney) was an Australian sprint and long distance freestyle and butterfly swimmer of the 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 1500 m freestyle at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany-1960-Olympics. ... Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany for the last time at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Peter Reynolds (born January 2, 1948) was an Australian freestyle and medley swimmer of the 1960s, who won a bronze medal in the 4x100m medley relay at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... Ian Lovett OBrien (born March 3, 1947 in New South Wales) was an Australian breaststroke swimmer of the 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 200m breaststroke at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... Kevin John Berry (born April 10, 1945 in Sydney) was an Australian butterfly swimmer of the 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 200m butterfly at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... David Dickson (born February 20, 1941 in Batu Gajah, Malaysia) was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won three bronze medals in freestyle and medley relay events at the 1960 Summer Olympics amd the 1964 Summer Olympics in Rome and Tokyo respectively. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Don Schollander (born April 30, 1946) is an American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany-1960-Olympics. ... Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany for the last time at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ...

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle Australia Dawn Fraser
Australia (AUS)
59.5 United States Sharon Stouder
United States (USA)
59.9 United States Kathleen Ellis
United States (USA)
1:00.8
400 m freestyle United States Virginia Duenkel
United States (USA)
4:43.3 United States Marilyn Ramenofsky
United States (USA)
4:44.6 United States Therese Stickles
United States (USA)
4:47.2
100 m backstroke United States Kathleen Ferguson
United States (USA)
1:07.7 France Kiki Caron
France (FRA)
1:07.9 United States Virginia Duenkel
United States (USA)
1:08.0
200 m breaststroke Soviet Union Galina Prozumenschikova
Soviet Union (URS)
2:46.4 United States Claudia Kolb
United States (USA)
2:47.6 Soviet Union Svetlana Babanina
Soviet Union (URS)
2:48.6
100 m butterfly United States Sharon Stouder
United States (USA)
1:04.7 Netherlands Ada Kok
Netherlands (NED)
1:05.6 United States Kathleen Ellis
United States (USA)
1:06.0
400 m individual medley United States Donna de Varona
United States (USA)
5:18.7 United States Sharon Finneran
United States (USA)
5:24.1 United States Martha Randall
United States (USA)
5:24.2
4×100 m freestyle relay United States United States (USA)
Sharon Stouder
Donna de Varona
Lillian Watson
Kathleen Ellis
4:03.8 Australia Australia (AUS)
Robyn Thorn
Janice Murphy
Lynette Bell
Dawn Fraser
4:06.9 Netherlands Netherlands (NED)
Paulina Van Der Wildt
Catharina Beumer
Wilhelmina Van Weerdenburg
Erica Terpstra
4:12.0
4×100 m medley relay United States United States (USA)
Kathleen Ferguson
Cynthia Goyette
Sharon Stouder
Kathleen Ellis
4:33.9 Netherlands Netherlands (NED)
Kornelia Winkel
Clena Bimolt
Ada Kok
Erica Terpstra
4:37.0 Soviet Union Soviet Union (URS)
Tatyana Savelyeva
Svetlana Babanina
Tatyana Devyatova
Natalya Ustinova
4:39.2

Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Dawn Lorraine Fraser, AO, MBE, (born September 4, 1937) is an Australian champion swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Sharon Strouder, born November 9, 1948, is an American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Virginia Ginny Duenkel (March 7, 1947) is an American swimmer who represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Virginia Ginny Duenkel (March 7, 1947) is an American swimmer who represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Sharon Strouder, born November 9, 1948, is an American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Aagje (Ada) Kok (born 6 June 1947 in Amsterdam) was a swimmer who ranked among the worlds best in the butterfly stroke category during the 1960s. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Donna Elizabeth de Varona (born April 26, 1947 in San Diego, California) is a former American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Sharon Strouder, born November 9, 1948, is an American swimmer. ... Donna Elizabeth de Varona (born April 26, 1947 in San Diego, California) is a former American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Australia. ... Robyn Thorn (born January 6, 1945), known after marriage as Robyn Nock, was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won the silver medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. ... Janice Murphy (born October 19, 1942) was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1960s. ... Lynette Bell (born January 24, 1947), known after marriage as Lynette Chipchase, was an Australian freestyle swimmer of the 1960s, who won the silver medal in the 4x100m freestyle relay at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. ... Dawn Lorraine Fraser, AO, MBE, (born September 4, 1937) is an Australian champion swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Erica Georgine Terpstra (born May 26, 1943 in The Hague) is a retired swimmer from the Netherlands, who won two medals at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo: the bronze medal in the 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay and the silver in the 4x100 metres Medley Relay. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Sharon Strouder, born November 9, 1948, is an American swimmer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Aagje (Ada) Kok (born 6 June 1947 in Amsterdam) was a swimmer who ranked among the worlds best in the butterfly stroke category during the 1960s. ... Erica Georgine Terpstra (born May 26, 1943 in The Hague) is a retired swimmer from the Netherlands, who won two medals at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo: the bronze medal in the 4x100 metres Freestyle Relay and the silver in the 4x100 metres Medley Relay. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ...

References

  • International Olympic Committee results database

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