Mark Daniel Gangloff
|Full name||Mark Daniel Gangloff|
|National team||United States|
June 8, 1982 |
Buffalo, New York
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|College team||Auburn University|
Mark Daniel Gangloff (born June 8, 1982) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, world champion, and former world record-holder.
Gangloff represented the United States at two consecutive Summer Olympics. At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, he earned a gold medal by swimming for the winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the 4×100-meter medley relay. In individual competition, he placed fourth in the men's 100-meter breaststroke. Four years later at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he again participated in his signature event, the 100-meter breaststroke, and placed eighth in the event final.
He attended Firestone High School in Akron, Ohio. He accepted an athletic scholarship to attend Auburn University, where he swam for the Auburn Tigers swimming and diving team in NCAA competition from 2001 to 2005. He graduated from Auburn in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in criminology. Gangloff appeared in the 2006 movie The Guardian.
- List of Auburn University people
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (men)
- List of World Aquatics Championships medalists in swimming (men)
- World record progression 4 × 100 metres medley relay
- "Montreal 2005 Results". Archived from the original on January 28, 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-09.
- "Pan American Games Rio 2007 Results". Archived from the original on 2007-07-14. Retrieved 2007-07-29.
- "Swimming Results". Archived from the original on 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2007-08-04.
- "2004 Olympic Games swimming results". CNN. Retrieved 2007-07-22.
- "7th FINA World Championships – 25m Indianapolis 2004" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-07-24.
- Mark Gangloff at TeamUSA.org
- Mark Gangloff fact sheet at Arluck Promotions
- Mark Gangloff at the Internet Movie Database
- 2007 Q&A with Mark Gangloff[permanent dead link]
- Video interview at Flocasts
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