Mike Stamm

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Mike Stamm
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Personal information
Full name Michael Eugene Stamm
Nickname(s) "Mike"
National team United States
Born (1952-08-06) August 6, 1952 (age 65)
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 swimmer who earned a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the men's 4×100-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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