Brent Lang

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Brent Lang
Personal information
Full name Brent Dennis Lang
Nationality  United States
Born (1968-01-25) January 25, 1968 (age 46)
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 181 lb (82 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
College team University of Michigan

Brent Dennis Lang (born January 25, 1968) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, Lang earned a gold medal by swimming for the winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay.[1]

Lang was a member of the Michigan Wolverines swimming and diving while attending the University of Michigan.[2] In National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition, he won four NCAA national championships as a Michigan swimmer—twice in the 50-yard freestyle (1989, 1990) and twice in the 100-yard freestyle (1988, 1990).[2][3]

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  1. ^, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Brent Lang. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
  2. ^ a b, Men's Swimming & Diving, Michigan Men's Swimming and Diving All-Time NCAA Champions. Retrieved February 18, 2013.
  3. ^, Sports History, NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Champions. Retrieved February 18, 2013.

External links[edit]

  • Brent Lang – Olympic athlete profile at