Philip Long (swimmer)

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Philip Long
Personal information
Full name Philip Edward Long
Nickname(s) "Phil"
Nationality  United States
Born (1948-12-06) December 6, 1948 (age 65)
Washington, D.C.
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 161 lb (73 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Breaststroke
Club Suburban Seahawks Club
College team Yale University

Philip Edward Long (born December 6, 1948) is an American former competition and father of Rebecca Longswimmer.

Long represented the United States at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[1] He competed in the final of the men's 200-meter breaststroke, and finished in seventh place with a time of 2:33.6.[1][2]

Long attended Yale University, and swam for coach Phil Moriarty's Yale Bulldogs swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1968 to 1970. He won the NCAA national championship in the 200-yard breaststroke in 1968.[3] He graduated from Yale with a bachelor's degree in psychology in 1970, and worked in Yale's information technology services starting in 1971, and as its director from 2001 to 2010.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Philip Long. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1968 Tokyo Summer Games, Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Final. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  3. ^ IvyLeagueSports.com, History of the Ivy league, NCAA Championships (1957–Present). Retrieved September 25, 2012.
  4. ^ Sam Greenberg, "After a 'Long' career, IT chief steps down," Yale Daily News (October 7, 2010). Retrieved September 25, 2010.

External links[edit]

  • Philip Long – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com