Swimming at the 1963 Pan American Games

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Swimming at the
1963 Pan American Games
Swimming pictogram.svg
Freestyle
100 m men women
200 m women
400 m men women
1500 m men
Backstroke
100 m men women
Breaststroke
200 m men women
Butterfly
100 m women
200 m men
Freestyle relay
4×100 m women
4×200 m men
Medley relay
4×100 m men women

The Swimming competition at the 4th Pan American Games was held in São Paulo, Brazil during the Games' run in 1963. It consisted of 16 long course (50m) events: 8 for males and 8 for females.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

In these Games, the U.S. earned all gold medals that were in dispute in swimming.

Venezuela won for the first time a medal, a bronze in the women's 4x100m medley relay.

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100m freestyle
  details
Steve Clark
  United States USA
54.7 Steven Jackman
  United States USA
54.8 Daniel Sherry
  Canada Canada
56.1
400m freestyle
  details
Roy Saari
  United States USA
4:19.3 Don Schollander
  United States USA
4:23.3 Sandy Gilchrist
  Canada Canada
4:29.1
1500m freestyle
  details
Roy Saari
  United States USA
17:26.2 Sandy Gilchrist
  Canada Canada
17:58.9 Ralph Hutton
  Canada Canada
18:08.6
100m backstroke
  details
Ed Bartsch
  United States USA
1:01.5 Charles Bittick
  United States USA
1:02.1 Athos de Oliveira
  Brazil Brazil
1:03.2
200m breaststroke
  details
Chet Jastremski
  United States USA
2:35.4 Ken Merten
  United States USA
2:38.4 John Kelso
  Canada Canada
2:41.4
200m butterfly
  details
Carl Robie
  United States USA
2:11.3 Fred Schmidt
  United States USA
2:13.3 Luis Nicolao
  Argentina Argentina
2:16.1
4×200m
 free Relay
  details
United States
  Gary Ilman
  Richard McDonough
  David Lyons
  Ed Townsend
8:16.9 Canada
  Ralph Hutton
  Alowin Meinhardt
  Ed Casalet
  Sandy Gilchrist
8:33.0 Brazil
  Athos de Oliveira
  Antonio Renzo Filho
  Antonio Celso Guimarães
  Peter Wolfgang Metzner
8:41.4
4×100m
 medley Relay
  details
United States
  Richard McGeagh
  Bill Craig
  Walter Richardson
  Nicholas Kirby
4:05.6 Argentina
  Carlos Van der Maath
  Alberto Pérez
  Luis Nicolao
  Abel Pepe
4:17.3 Canada
  Ed Casalet
  John Kelso
  Daniel Sherry
  Sandy Gilchrist
4:17.5

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100m freestyle
  details
Terri Stickles
  United States USA
1:02.8 Mary Stewart
  Canada Canada
1:03.3 Kathleen Ellis
  United States USA
1:03.5
200m freestyle
  details
Robyn Johnson
  United States USA
2:17.5 Terri Stickles
  United States USA
2:18.4 Lynne Pomfret
  Canada Canada
2:28.4
400m freestyle
  details
Sharon Finneran
  United States USA
4:52.7 Robyn Johnson
  United States USA
4:56.1 Lynne Pomfret
  Canada Canada
5:20.4
100m backstroke
  details
Nina Harmer
  United States USA
1:11.5 Cathy Ferguson
  United States USA
1:13.1 Eileen Weir
  Canada Canada
1:14.5
200m breaststroke
  details
Alice Driscoll
  United States USA
2:56.2 Roby Whipple
  United States USA
2:57.7 Marjon Wilmink
  Canada Canada
3:00.0
100m butterfly
  details
Kathleen Ellis
  United States USA
1:07.6 Mary Stewart
  Canada Canada
1:08.9 Kim Worley
  United States USA
1:11.6
4×100m
 free Relay
  details
United States
  Elizabeth MacCleary
  Sharon Stouder
  Judy Norton
  Donna de Varona
4:15.7 Canada
  Lynne Pomfret
  Sharon Pierce
  Eileen Weir
  Mary Stewart
4:31.7 Brazil
  Eliana Souza Motta
  Maria Lourdes Teixeira
  Angela Maria Palioli
  Vera Maria Formiga
4:34.3
4×100m
 medley Relay
  details
United States
  Ginny Duenkel
  Cynthia Goyette
  Sharon Stouder
  Donna de Varona
4:49.1 Canada
  Mary Stewart
  Madelaine Sevigny
  Sharon Pierce
  Lynne Pomfret
4:52.5 Venezuela
  Bettina Giller
  Luisa Ruiz
  Laura Varela
  Anneliese Rockenback
5:11.8

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 16 9 2 27
2 Canada - 6 9 15
3 Argentina - 1 1 2
4 Brazil - - 3 3
5 Venezuela - - 1 1

References[edit]