Richard Saeger

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Richard Saeger
Personal information
Full name Richard Erwin Saeger
Nickname(s) "Rich"
National team  United States
Born (1964-03-04) March 4, 1964 (age 51)
Rochester, New York
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
College team Southern Methodist University

Richard Erwin Saeger (born March 4, 1964) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, Saeger earned a gold medal by swimming for the winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay.[1][2] The American team of Geoff Gaberino, David Larson, Bruce Hayes and Saeger set a new world record in the Olympic preliminary heat (7:18.87), only for the Americans to break the record again in the event final later on the same day.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games, Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Round One. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Associated Press, "Add 3 / U.S. gold total at 9," The Indiana Gazette, p. 14 (July 31, 1984). Retrieved March 5, 2015.
  3. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games, Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Final. Retrieved March 5, 2015.

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