Samuel Kahanamoku

Samuel Alapai Kahanamoku (November 4, 1902 – April 26, 1966) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, where he won a bronze medal in the men's 100-meter freestyle event. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was the younger brother of the Godfather of Surfing and Olympic gold medalist Duke Kahanamoku.

Samuel Kahanamoku
Kahanamoku (right), with brother Duke
Personal information
Full nameSamuel Alapai Kahanamoku
Nickname(s)"Sam"
National team United States
Born(1902-11-04)November 4, 1902
Honolulu, Hawaii
DiedApril 26, 1966(1966-04-26) (aged 63)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
ClubHui Nalu Club

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References

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