Rod Strachan

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Rod Strachan
Personal information
Nationality  United States
Born (1955-10-16) October 16, 1955 (age 59)
Santa Monica, California
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Individual medley
Club Fullerton Area Swim Club
College team University of Southern California

Rodney Strachan (born October 16, 1955) is an American former swimmer and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Quebec, where he received a gold medal in the 400-meter individual medley event.[1] He received a silver medal in the same event at the 1973 World Aquatics Championships in Belgrade.

Strachan held the 400-meter medley (long course) world record (4:23.68) from July 1976 to August 1978.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "1976 Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Swimming" (Retrieved on May 2, 2008)

External links[edit]

  • Rod Strachan – Olympic athlete profile at