December 29, 1949|
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||July 4, 1990
Phillip ("Phil") George Boggs (December 29, 1949 – July 4, 1990) was a diver and Olympic gold medalist from the United States; he won the 3 m springboard event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada.
Boggs was born in Akron, Ohio, and graduated from Firestone High School in 1967. He graduated from Florida State University in 1971 and served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force for five years, leaving as a captain in 1976. He was an instructor at the U.S. Air Force Academy and graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1979.
Boggs was inducted in the International Swimming Hall of Fame.
- on YouTube
- ISHOF.org - profile - Phil Boggs
- sports-reference.com - Olympic results - Phil Boggs
- seminoles.com - Florida State athletics - Hall of Fame - Phil Boggs
- Wallechinsky, David (2004). The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics, Toronto: Sport Classic Books. ISBN 1-894963-34-2
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