Tom Malchow

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Tom Malchow
Personal information
Full name Thomas Andrew Malchow
Nickname(s) "Tom"
Nationality  United States
Born (1976-08-18) August 18, 1976 (age 37)
St. Paul, Minnesota
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
Club Club Wolverine
College team University of Michigan

Thomas Andrew Malchow (born January 30, 1976) is an American competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder.

Malchow represented the United States in two consecutive Summer Olympics. At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, he received a silver medal for his second-place performance in the men's 200-meter butterfly. Four years later at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, he won the gold medal in the men's 200-meter butterfly. He also set a new world record in the 200-meter butterfly in 2000.

Malchow was also a captain of the U.S. Men's Swimming Team at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He attended high school in Minnesota at Saint Thomas Academy, graduated from the University of Michigan and was a member of the United States Swimming (USS) Team 'Star'.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tom Malchow – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com


Records
Preceded by
Russia Denis Pankratov
Men's 200-meter butterfly
world record-holder (long course)

June 17, 2000 – March 30, 2001
Succeeded by
United States Michael Phelps