Jack Kasley

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Jack Kasley
Personal information
Full name John Hare Kasley
Nickname(s) "Jack"
Nationality  United States
Born (1916-01-02)January 2, 1916
Oak Park, Illinois
Died July 16, 1989(1989-07-16) (aged 73)
Wayne, New Jersey
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Breaststroke
College team University of Michigan

John Hare Kasley (January 2, 1916 – July 16, 1989) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany.[1] Kasley competed in the semifinals of the men's 200-meter breaststroke, recording a time of 2:53.4.[1][2]

Kasley attended the University of Michigan, and swam for the Michigan Wolverines swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1935 to 1937.[3] During his three-year college swimming career, he won three consecutive NCAA national championships in the 200-yard butterfly (1935, 1936, 1937), and was also a member of Michigan's NCAA-winning teams in the 300-yard medley relay (1935, 1936, 1937).[3][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Jack Kasley. Retrieved January 26, 2012.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games, Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Semi-Finals. Retrieved January 26, 2013.
  3. ^ a b MGoBlue.com, Men's Swimming & Diving, Michigan Men's Swimming and Diving All-Time NCAA Champions. Retrieved February 17, 2013.
  4. ^ HickokSports.com, Sports History, NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Champions. Retrieved February 17, 2013.

External links[edit]

  • Jack Kasley – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com