Samuel Kahanamoku

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Samuel Kahanamoku
Kahanamoku (right), with brother Duke
Personal information
Full name Samuel Alapai Kahanamoku
Nickname(s) "Sam"
National team  United States
Born (1902-11-04)November 4, 1902
Honolulu, Hawaii
Died April 26, 1966(1966-04-26) (aged 63)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Hui Nalu Club

Samuel Alapai Kahanamoku (November 4, 1902 – April 26, 1966) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, where he won a bronze medal in the men's 100-meter freestyle event.

He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was the younger brother of the Godfather of Surfing and Olympic gold medalist Duke Kahanamoku.

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