Ralph Breyer

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Ralph Breyer
Ralph Breyer, Bob Skelton, Johnny Weissmuller. c. 1925.jpg
Ralph Breyer, Robert Skelton, Johnny Weissmuller in 1925
Personal information
Full nameRalph Theodore Breyer
National team United States
Born(1904-02-23)February 23, 1904
Chicago, Illinois
DiedMay 8, 1991(1991-05-08) (aged 87)
Long Beach, California
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
College teamNorthwestern University

Ralph Theodore Breyer (February 23, 1904 – May 8, 1991) was an American competition swimmer and Olympic champion. Breyer represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. He won a gold medal as a member of the first-place U.S. team in the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay event. He also competed in the qualifying heats of the men's 400-meter freestyle, and recorded a time of 5:22.4.

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  • Ralph Breyer – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com