Mike Austin (swimmer)
Schollander, Ilman, Austin and Clark display gold medals at 1964 Olympics
|Full name||Michael MacKay Austin|
|National team||United States|
August 26, 1943 |
West Orange, New Jersey
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||187 lb (85 kg)|
|College team||Yale University|
Michael MacKay Austin (born August 26, 1943) is a retired American swimmer. He represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, and won a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay with teammates Steve Clark, Gary Ilman and Don Schollander, setting a new world record of 3:33.2. Individually, he placed sixth in the 100 m freestyle with a time of 54.5 seconds.
Austin attended Yale University, where he swam for coach Phil Moriarty's Yale Bulldogs swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Ivy League competition from 1962 to 1964. He graduated from Yale with his bachelor's degree in 1964. Austin donated his Olympic gold medal to his alma mater in 2006.
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (men)
- List of Yale University people
- World record progression 4 × 100 metres freestyle relay
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