|Full name||Richard Craig Oppel|
|National team||United States|
September 26, 1966 |
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|College team||University of California, Los Angeles|
Richard Craig Oppel (born August 10, 1967) is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Oppel earned a gold medal by swimming for the winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay.
Oppel enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and swam for coach Ron Ballatore's UCLA Bruins swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Craig Oppel. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
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