Dick Hanley (swimmer)
Hanley at Michigan in 1957.
|Full name||Richard Dennis Hanley|
|National team||United States|
February 19, 1936 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||174 lb (79 kg)|
|College team||University of Michigan|
Richard Dennis Hanley (born February 19, 1936) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder. At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia, he received a silver medal for swimming the lead-off leg for the runner-up U.S. team in the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay.
Hanley attended the University of Michigan, where he was a varsity swimmer for the Michigan Wolverines swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1957 to 1959. He was a member of the Michigan Wolverines' NCAA national championship teams in the 400-yard medley relay in 1957 and 1959 and the 400-yard freestyle relay in 1959, and he also won an individual NCAA national championship in the 200-yard freestyle in 1959.
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (men)
- List of University of Michigan alumni
- World record progression 200 metres freestyle
- MGoBlue.com, Men's Swimming & Diving, Michigan Men's Swimming and Diving All-Time NCAA Champions. Retrieved February 18, 2013.
- HickokSports.com, Sports History, NCAA Men's Swimming & Diving Champions Archived 2002-02-23 at the Library of Congress. Retrieved February 18, 2013.
- Dick Hanley – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
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