|Full name||Michael Vincent Wenden|
17 November 1949 |
Sydney, New South Wales
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||76 kg (168 lb)|
Michael Vincent Wenden, AM, MBE (born 17 November 1949) is a former champion swimmer who represented Australia in the 1968 Summer Olympics and 1972 Summer Olympics. In 1968 he won four medals: gold in both the 100- and 200-metre freestyle (setting world records in each) and a silver and a bronze in freestyle relays.
Wenden holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales. His daughter Karen Baildon (née Wenden) competed in swimming at the Queensland state level and won the 1989 Miss Universe Miss Photogenic title. She is married to Olympic swimmer Andrew Baildon.
- List of Commonwealth Games medallists in swimming (men)
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|Men's 100 metre freestyle
world record holder (long course)
19 October 1968 – 23 August 1970