Virgil William Luken (born September 12, 1942) is an American former competition swimmer.
|Full name||Virgil William Luken|
|National team||United States|
|Born||September 12, 1942|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||181 lb (82 kg)|
|Club||Gopher Swim Club|
|College team||University of Minnesota|
Luken represented the United States at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. He swam for the breaststroke leg for the gold medal-winning U.S. team in the qualifying heats of the men's 4×100-meter medley relay. He did not receive a medal, however. Under the 1964 swimming rules, he was ineligible to receive a medal because he swam in the preliminary heats and not the event final.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Virgil Luken. Retrieved October 25, 2012.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, United States Swimming at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games. Retrieved October 25, 2012.
- John Ewoldt, "Minnesotans recall their days of Olympics glory," Star Tribune (July 26, 2012). Retrieved October 25, 2012.
- Virgil Luken – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com