Philip Long (swimmer)

Philip Edward Long (born December 6, 1948) is an American former competition swimmer.

Philip Long
Personal information
Full namePhilip Edward Long
Nickname(s)"Phil"
National teamUnited States
Born (1948-12-06) December 6, 1948
Washington, D.C.
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight161 lb (73 kg)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke
ClubSuburban Seahawks Club
College teamYale University

Long represented the United States at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[1] He competed in the final of the men's 200-meter breaststroke, and finished in seventh place with a time of 2:33.6.[1][2]

Long attended Yale University, and swam for coach Phil Moriarty's Yale Bulldogs swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1968 to 1970. He won the NCAA national championship in the 200-yard breaststroke in 1968.[3] He graduated from Yale with a bachelor's degree in psychology in 1970, and worked in Yale's information technology services starting in 1971, and as its director from 2001 to 2010.[4]

See also

References

  1. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Philip Long. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  2. Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1968 Tokyo Summer Games, Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Final. Retrieved October 20, 2012.
  3. IvyLeagueSports.com, History of the Ivy league, NCAA Championships (1957ā€“Present) Archived 2014-11-29 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved September 25, 2012.
  4. Sam Greenberg, "After a 'Long' career, IT chief steps down," Yale Daily News (October 7, 2010). Retrieved September 25, 2010.
  • Philip Long ā€“ Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com


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