Tom Trethewey

Thomas George Trethewey (born May 8, 1944) is an American former competition swimmer.

Tom Trethewey
Personal information
Full nameThomas George Trethewey
National teamUnited States
Born (1944-05-08) May 8, 1944
Gary, Indiana
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight170 lb (77 kg)
ClubSanta Clara Swim Club
College teamIndiana University

Trethewey was born in Gary, Indiana.[1] He trained with coach George Haines of the Santa Clara Swim Club. He later attended Indiana University, where he swam for coach Doc Counsilman's Indiana Hoosiers swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 1963 to 1965.

Trethewey represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.[1] He competed in the semifinals of the men's 200-meter breaststroke, recording the ninth-best overall time of 2:34.5.[1][2]

See also


  1., Olympic Sports, Athletes, Tom Trethewey. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  2., Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games, Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Semi-Finals. Retrieved October 27, 2012.
  • Tom Trethewey – Olympic athlete profile at

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