David Perkowski

David "Dave" Perkowski (born July 23, 1947) is an American former competition swimmer.

David Perkowski
Personal information
Nickname(s)"Dave," "Perk"
National teamUnited States
Born (1947-07-23) July 23, 1947
New York, New York
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight150 lb (68 kg)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke
ClubBloomington Swim Club
College teamIndiana University

Perkowski represented the United States at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[1] He competed in the semifinals of the men's 100-meter breaststroke and finished with a time of 1:09.0.[1][2]

Perkowski attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, where he swam for coach Doc Counsilman's Indiana Hoosiers swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1967 to 1969. He was a four-time All-American, and was a key contributor to the Hoosiers' NCAA national team championships in 1968 and 1969.[3]

References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Dave Perkowski". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 24, 2012.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Swimming at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games: Men's 100 metres Breaststroke Semi-Finals". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  3. 2006–07 Indiana Hoosiers Swimming and Diving Media Guide, Hoosier Olympians, Indiana University Athletic Department, Bloomington, Indiana, p. 87 (2006). Retrieved September 24, 2012.


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