Edwin Swatek

Edwin Paul Swatek (January 7, 1885 – January 2, 1966) was an American backstroke swimmer and water polo player who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.

Edwin Swatek
Personal information
Full nameEdwin Paul Swatek
National teamUnited States
Born(1885-01-07)January 7, 1885
Chicago, Illinois
DiedJanuary 2, 1966(1966-01-02) (aged 80)
Camarillo, California
StrokesBackstroke, water polo
ClubChicago Athletic Association


In the 1904 Olympics he won a silver medal as a member of the Chicago Athletic Association water polo team. He also competed in 100 yard backstroke event, but without winning a medal. It is also possible that he participated in the 50 yard freestyle competition and in the 100 yard freestyle event.

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