Joel Thomas (swimmer)
Joel Ladd Thomas (born December 13, 1966) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist.
|Full name||Joel Ladd Thomas|
|Born||December 13, 1966|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||229 lb (104 kg)|
|College team||University of California, Berkeley|
Attended John Muir High School.
At the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba, Thomas won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the 4×100-meter medley relay. Individually, he also received a silver medal for finishing second in the 100-meter freestyle event.
Thomas represented the United States at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He received a gold medal for swimming for the first-place U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men's 4×100-meter freestyle relay.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Joel Thomas". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-10-24.