Graef at the 1964 Olympics
|Full name||Jed Richard Graef|
|National team||United States|
May 1, 1942|
Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Weight||201 lb (91 kg)|
|Club||North Jersey Swim Association|
|College team||Princeton University|
Jed Richard Graef (born May 1, 1942) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
Graef grew up in Verona, New Jersey and learned the backstroke while competing with the Montclair YMCA swim team. He attended Princeton University, where he was captain of the Princeton Tigers swim team in 1964. Graef won the gold medal in the men's 200-meter backstroke at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (men)
- List of Princeton University people
- List of Princeton University Olympians
- World record progression 200 metres backstroke
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- Jed Graef. sports-reference.com
- Jonathan Leitch, "No. 13: Jed Graef '64 Archived 2014-12-24 at the Wayback Machine.," The Daily Princetonian (November 27, 2006). Retrieved December 23, 2014. "Born and raised in nearby Verona, N.J., Graef spent his childhood summers in the waters of Lake Mohawk and joined the Montclair YMCA swim team at age 10."
- Bric-a-Brac (Princeton University). 1964. p. 164.
- "1964 Summer Olympics – Tokyo, Japan – Swimming" Archived 2007-09-04 at the Wayback Machine. – databaseOlympics.com. Retrieved April 29, 2008.
- International Swimming Hall of Fame, Honorees, Jed Graef (USA). Retrieved March 17, 2015.
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