Richard Alan Schroeder (born October 29, 1961) is an American former competition swimmer who was a breaststroke specialist and two-time Olympic gold medalist.
Schroeder represented the United States at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. He earned a gold medal by swimming the breaststroke leg for the winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men's 4x100-meter medley relay. At the 1984 Olympics, he also competed in the men's 200-meter breaststroke, finishing fourth in the final with a time of 2:18.03.
He also represented the United States at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. He won a gold medal swimming the breaststroke leg in the final of the men's 4x100-meter medley relay for the winning U.S. team. He also finished sixth in the final of the men's 100-meter breaststroke event with a time of 1:02.55.
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