Edwin Gilbert (swimmer)

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Edwin Gilbert
Personal information
Full name Edwin Fisher Gilbert
National team  United States
Born (1929-06-22) June 22, 1929 (age 87)
Beaumont, Texas
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
College team University of Texas

Edwin Fisher Gilbert (born June 22, 1929) is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.[1] He competed for the gold medal-winning U.S. team in the qualifying heats of the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay.[1][2] Gilbert did not receive a medal under the Olympic swimming rules in effect in 1948; only relay swimmers who competed in the event final were medal-eligible.

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  1. ^ a b Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Edwin Gilbert. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1948 London Summer Games. Retrieved January 27, 2013.