John Murphy (swimmer)
John Joseph Murphy (born July 19, 1953) is an American former backstroke and freestyle swimmer who won a gold medal as a member of the U.S. team in the men's 4×100-meter freestyle relay at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. At the 1972 Olympics, the 19-year-old also earned a bronze medal in the men's 100-meter backstroke. He attended Indiana University, where he swam for coach James Counsilman's Indiana Hoosiers swim team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition.
|Full name||John Joseph Murphy|
|National team||United States|
|Born||July 19, 1953|
|Height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight||194 lb (88 kg)|
|Club||Hinsdale Swim Club|
|College team||Indiana University|
Murphy currently resides in Los Alamos, New Mexico, and serves as a youth swim team coach.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "John Murphy". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-04-18.
- Indiana Hoosiers
- Hoosier Olympians