Mike Stamm

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Mike Stamm
Personal information
Full name Michael Eugene Stamm
Nickname(s) "Mike"
National team  United States
Born (1952-08-06) August 6, 1952 (age 62)
San Pedro, California
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 179 lb (81 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Coronado Navy Swimming Association
College team Indiana University

Michael Eugene Stamm (born August 6, 1952) is an American former backstroke [[swimming (sport)}|swimmer]] who earned a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the men's 4x100-meter medley relay at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. At the 1972 Olympics, the 20-year-old Stamm also won individual silver medals in the 100-meter and in the 200-meter backstroke.

At that time, Stamm was the second-best backstroker in the world, behind East German Roland Matthes. Stamm managed to break Matthes' world record in the 200-meter backstroke only once, in 1970, but Matthes recaptured it three weeks later.

Stamm was coached by James Counsilman at Indiana University.

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