Joel Thomas (swimmer)
|Full name||Joel Ladd Thomas|
|National team||United States|
December 12, 1966 |
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||229 lb (104 kg)|
|College team||University of California, Berkeley|
Joel Ladd Thomas (born December 13, 1966) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist.
At the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba, Thomas won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the 4x100-meter medley relay. Individually, he also received a silver medal for finishing second in the 100-meter freestyle event.
Thomas represented the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He received a gold medal for swimming for the first-place U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Joel Thomas. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games. Retrieved October 31, 2012.
- Joel Thomas – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com
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