Swimming at the 1959 Pan American Games
|Swimming at the
1959 Pan American Games
The Swimming competition at the 3rd Pan American Games was held in Chicago, United States during the Games' run in 1959. It consisted of 16 long course (50 m) events: 8 for males and 8 for females.
In these Games, the U.S. swept all gold medals in swimming.
A world record was broken by the U.S. in the women's 4x100m medley relay, with a time of 4:44.6.
- All Pan medalists - Male
- All Pan medalists - Female
- Pan American Games - Swimming and Diving page, from gbrathletics.com; retrieved 2012-04-15.
- ISHOF list with all medalists in Pan Am Games history
- Odir Cunha (2007). Heróis da América - História Completa dos Jogos Pan-Americanos. Editora Planeta. ISBN 8576652803.