Brent Berk

Brent Thales Berk (born June 27, 1949) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic athlete.

Brent Berk
Personal information
Full nameBrent Thales Berk
National teamUnited States
Born (1949-06-27) June 27, 1949
Eustis, Florida
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight161 lb (73 kg)
ClubSanta Clara Swim Club
College teamStanford University

Berk represented the United States at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[1] He advanced to the event final of the men's 400-meter freestyle, and finished in eighth place with a time of 4:26.0.[1][2]

Berk was born in Eustis, Florida,[1] and graduated from the Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii. He attended Stanford University, where he swam for the Stanford Cardinal swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition and was recognized as an All-American.

He was inducted into the Hawaii Swimming Hall of Fame in 2003.[3]

See also


  1., Olympic Sports, Athletes, Brent Berk. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  2., Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games, Men's 400 metres Freestyle Final. Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  3. Wes Nakama, "Oyakawa leads 2003 Hall class," Honolulu Advertiser (September 2, 2003). Retrieved September 9, 2015.
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Brent Berk". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.

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