Ross Wales

Ross Elliott Wales (born October 17, 1947) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic Games medalist. He represented the United States at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, where he received a bronze medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly, finishing behind compatriots Doug Russell and Mark Spitz.[1]

Ross Wales
Personal information
Full nameRoss Elliott Wales
National teamUnited States
Born (1947-10-17) October 17, 1947
Youngstown, Ohio
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight165 lb (75 kg)
ClubPrinceton Aquatic Association
College teamPrinceton University

See also


  • Ross Wales – Olympic athlete profile at
  • Ross Wales (USA) – Honor Contributor profile at International Swimming Hall of Fame

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