Richard Craig Oppel (born August 10, 1967) is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Oppel earned a gold medal by swimming for the winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay.
|Full name||Richard Craig Oppel|
|National team||United States|
|Born||September 26, 1966|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|College team||University of California, Los Angeles|
Oppel enrolled in the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and swam for coach Ron Ballatore's UCLA Bruins swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Craig Oppel. Retrieved November 8, 2012.