Matt Vogel (swimmer)

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Matt Vogel
Personal information
Full name Matthew Haynes Vogel
Nationality  United States
Born (1957-06-03) June 3, 1957 (age 57)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 187 lb (85 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
College team University of Tennessee

Matthew Haynes Vogel (born June 3, 1957) is an American former comepetition swimmer and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, where he received gold medals in the 100-meter butterfly, and the 4x100-meter medley relay.[1]

Vogel set one world record during his career, in 4x100-meter medley relay.

Vogel is currently the head coach of Fort Wayne Aquatics in Fort Wayne, Indiana.[2] He was formerly the head coach of the Canoe City Swim Club in Old Town, Maine.

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1976 Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Swimming"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on May 2, 2008)
  2. ^ "Coach Vogel's Philosophy on Swimming". ftwayneaquatics.org. Retrieved 15 January 2012. 
  3. ^ International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honorees, Matt Vogel (USA). Retrieved October 5, 2012.

External links[edit]

  • Matt Vogel – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
  • Matt Vogel (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame