Carl Joseph Robie III (May 12, 1945 – November 29, 2011) was an American swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
|Full name||Carl Joseph Robie III|
|Nickname(s)||"The Philadelphia Flyer"|
|National team||United States|
|Born||May 12, 1945|
|Died||November 29, 2011 66) (aged|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||161 lb (73 kg)|
|Club||Suburban Seahawks Club|
|College team||University of Michigan|
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, Robie received a silver medal for his second-place finish in the men's 200-meter butterfly. Four years later at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, he won a gold medal for winning the men's 200-meter butterfly. Robie broke the world record in men's 200-meter butterfly four times during his career, including twice on the same day in August 1962.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Carl Robie". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
- Carl Robie (USA) – Honor Swimmer profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame
- Obituary Archive – Carl Robie, The Philadelphia Flyer, Passes Away at 66
| Men's 200-meter butterfly
world record-holder (long course)
August 19, 1961 – February 20, 1962
August 11, 1962 – October 23, 1962
March 18, 1963 – March 29, 1964