Peter Fick

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Peter Fick
Peter Fick 1939.jpg
Fick in 1939
Personal information
Full name Peter Joseph Fick
National team  United States
Born (1913-12-12)December 12, 1913
Died August 10, 1980(1980-08-10) (aged 66)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club New York Athletic Club

Peter Joseph Fick (December 12, 1913 – August 10, 1980)[1] was an American competition swimmer and former world record-holder in two events.

Fick represented the United States at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany.[2] He was the world record-holder and pre-race favorite, but finished sixth overall in the event final of the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 59.7 seconds.[2][3] In 1978 he was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Peter Joseph Fick Find A Grave
  2. ^ a b, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Peter Fick. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  3. ^, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games, Men's 100 metres Freestyle Final. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  4. ^ Peter Fick (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame