Gary Tobian

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Gary Tobian
Bob Webster and Gary Tobian.jpg
Tobian (left) and Bob Webster in 1960
Personal information
Born August 14, 1935 (1935-08-14) (age 81)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Sport Diving
Club LAAC, Los Angeles

Gary Milburn Tobian (born August 14, 1935) is a retired American diver. He competed in the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics and won a gold or silver medal in all his events: a gold in the 3 m springboard in 1960 and two silvers in the 10 m platform. Tobian held six Association of American Universities (AAU) titles in the platform, and won the springboard at the 1958 AAU Championships and at the 1959 Pan American Games.[1] In 1978 he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.[2]

Tobian was a successful businessman.[2] He was married to the Olympic swimmer Marley Shriver, but they later divorced.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gary Tobian Archived March 9, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b GARY TOBIAN (USA) 1978 Honor Diver. ishof.org