Richard Edwin "Rich" Saeger (born March 4, 1964) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, Saeger earned a gold medal by swimming for the winning U.S. team in the final of the men's 4×200-meter freestyle relay. The American team of Geoff Gaberino, David Larson, Bruce Hayes and Saeger set a new world record in the Olympic preliminary heat (7:18.87), only for the Americans to break the record again in the event final later on the same day.
|Full name||Richard Edwin Saeger|
|National team||United States|
|Born||March 4, 1964|
Rochester, New York
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg)|
|College team||Southern Methodist University|
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games, Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Round One. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
- Associated Press, "Add 3 / U.S. gold total at 9," The Indiana Gazette, p. 14 (July 31, 1984). Retrieved March 5, 2015.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games, Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Final. Retrieved March 5, 2015.