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Steven Furniss
Personal information
Full name Steven Charles Furniss
Nickname(s) "Steve"
Nationality  United States
Born (1952-12-21) December 21, 1952 (age 62)
Madison, Wisconsin
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Individual medley
Club Long Beach Swim Club
College team University of Southern California

Steven Charles Furniss (born December 21, 1952) is an American former swimmer, Olympic medalist and former world record-holder.[1] At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, he won the bronze medal in the men's 200-meter individual medley. He attended Foothill High School in Santa Ana, California. His brother Bruce Furniss also competed as an Olympic swimmer.

As of 2009, Steve is now the Executive Vice President of the swimsuit company TYR.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Furniss' entry from www.sports-reference.com.
  2. ^ About Us: TYR Sport, TYR website (www.tyr.com); retrieved 2009-06-23.

External links[edit]

  • Steve Furniss – Olympic Games results at databaseOlympics.com

Preceded by
David Wilkie
Men's 200-meter individual medley
world record-holder

September 1, 1974 – August 23, 1975
(tied Wilkie's record)
Succeeded by
Bruce Furniss

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28 news items

Wall Street Journal
Mon, 12 Oct 2009 21:00:13 -0700

As an Olympic swimmer, Steve Furniss used to train twice a day, six days a week. Some days he would swim as much as 10 miles. He won a bronze medal for the 200-meter individual medley at the 1972 Games in Munich and competed in the 1976 Olympics.

USC News

USC News
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:53:13 -0700

... he coached were John Naber, winner of four Olympic gold medals and 10 NCAA titles; American record holders Dave Wharton and Mike O'Brien; and Olympic stars Roy Saari, Murray Rose, Jeff Float, Joe and Mike Bottom and Bruce and Steve Furniss.


Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:14:58 -0800

“If you go down the list of who the great swim coaches are, Peter will always be in the conversation with the greatest of them,” said Steve Furniss, a four-time NCAA champion and Bruce's older brother. Few coaches were more influential. Daland's impact ...
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:33:16 -0800

The winner of the Colin Corder Award for significant and lasting contribution to learning, sponsored by Pluralsight, will be announced at the ceremony. The Learning Awards is proud to support this year's nominated charity Dreamflight. Dreamflight is a ...


Fri, 07 Feb 2014 04:56:15 -0800

The inaugural recipient of the award is Olympian Steve Furniss, who co-founded TYR Sports in 1985. A leader in competitive swimwear, swimming technology and triathlon apparel, today TYR has become the largest privately held performance swimwear ...
Thu, 16 May 2013 03:01:49 -0700

Llangollen Wharf director Steve Furniss said: “It was a bit damp but Taff didn't bat an eyelid crossing the aqueduct, even with a 70ft drop to his right.” The Chirk Aqueduct and tunnel are a part of the Llangollen Canal World Heritage Site which ...

The Star

The Star
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:02:17 -0700

... Dave; Evason, Jack; Fawcett, Trevor; Fearn, Steve; Flynn, Keran; Foster, Rodger; Foster, Steve; Fox, Dave; Francis, Steve; Furniss, Andy; Gibson, Roy; Golland, Tom; Gorman, Paul; Gosney, Pete; Graham, Scott; Gregory, Brian; Gregory, Dean; Gregory ...
Eastbourne Herald
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 03:16:10 -0700

Doctors Conn Sugihara, Steve Podd, Neil Sulke and Steve Furniss won the first prize of €3,000 for their presentation at the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society's annual congress in Munich. Their presentation was one of 120 at the conference and looked ...

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