|Full name||Jeffrey Norman Rouse|
|National team||United States|
December 6, 1970 |
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|College team||Stanford University|
Jeffrey Norman Rouse (born December 6, 1970) is an American former competition swimmer, three-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in three events.
Rouse represented the United States in two consecutive Olympic Games in 1992 and 1996. At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, he won a gold medal swimming for the winning U.S. team in the men's 4×100-meter medley relay. Individually, he also received a silver medal for his second-place performance in the men's 100-meter backstroke.
Four years later at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, he earned a gold medal as a member of the first-place U.S. team in the men's 4×100-meter medley relay. In individual competition, he won another gold medal in the men's 100-meter backstroke.
- List of multiple Olympic gold medalists
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (men)
- List of Stanford University people
- List of World Aquatics Championships medalists in swimming (men)
- World record progression 50 metres backstroke
- World record progression 100 metres backstroke
- World record progression 4 × 100 metres medley relay
- Jeff Rouse – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
- Jeff Rouse (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame
|Men's 100-meter backstroke
world record-holder (long course)
August 25, 1991 – August 24, 1999
|Men's 50-meter backstroke
world record-holder (short course)
February 12, 1995 – February 28, 1997