Sean Killion

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Sean Killion
Personal information
Full name Sean Thomas Killion
National team  United States
Born (1967-10-24) October 24, 1967 (age 49)
Camden, New Jersey
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Jersey Wahoos
College team University of California, Berkeley

Sean Thomas Killion (born October 24, 1967) is an American former competition swimmer and Pan American Games gold medalist.

Killion was born in Camden, New Jersey, and spent his early years training at Jersey Wahoos, a club located in Mount Laurel, New Jersey. He claimed the gold medal at the 1991 Pan American Games in the men's 400-meter freestyle event.[1]

Killion represented the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He competed in the B Final of the men's 400-meter freestyle, and finished with the eleventh-best overall time of 3:52.76. He also recorded a time of 15:27.49 in the preliminary heats of the men's 1,500-meter freestyle, but did not advance.[2]

Killion held the American record in the 800-meter freestyle from July 27, 1987 to August 25, 2002.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ HickokSports.com, Sports History, Pan American Games. Retrieved October 30, 2012.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Sean Killion. Retrieved October 30, 2012.