Philip Riker

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Philip Riker
Personal information
Full name Philip Riker, III
Nickname(s) "Phil"
National team United States
Born (1946-09-16) September 16, 1946 (age 70)
Passaic, New Jersey
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly
Club Sun Dance Swim Club
College team University of North Carolina

Philip Riker, III (born September 16, 1946) is an American former competition swimmer.

Riker represented the United States as an 18-year-old at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.[1] He competed in the men's 200-meter butterfly, and finished fourth overall in the event final with a time of 2:11.0.[1][2]

Riker attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he swam for the North Carolina Tar Heels swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1965 to 1967.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Philip Riker. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  2. ^, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games, Men's 200 metres Butterfly Final. Retrieved October 27, 2012.

External links[edit]

  • Phil Riker – Olympic athlete profile at