Jim Cristy

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Jim Cristy
Personal information
Full name James Crapo Cristy, Jr.
Nickname(s) "Jim"
National team United States
Born (1913-01-22)January 22, 1913
Detroit, Michigan
Died June 7, 1989(1989-06-07) (aged 76)
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Lake Shore Athletic Club
College team University of Michigan

James Crapo Cristy, Jr. (January 22, 1913 – June 7, 1989) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.[1] Cristy received a bronze medal for his third-place finish in the men's 1500-meter freestyle, recording a time of 19:39.5 in the event final.[1][2] He also swam in the men's 1500 metre freestyle at the 1936 Summer Olympics.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Jim Cristy Archived 2007-10-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games, Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Final Archived 2012-11-10 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved January 30, 2013.

External links[edit]

  • Jim Cristy – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com