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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 61)
Madison, Wisconsin
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Sport
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]

References[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


Records
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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Steve Furniss, 2014 ASCA World Clinic

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Steve Furniss Interview, Oracle

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Steve Furniss

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Betty Furniss jumps out of a plane with her brother Steve at the controls. She falls from 10500 feet to touchdown at her family's Skyhaven Airport in Northe...

Bienvenido a TYR

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Steven John "Bidi" & Dale Furniss in their lovely sounding Ford Escort Mk2, going through a farm yard towards the end.

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New Year's Eve Gangnam Style

Duet for Solo Clarinet by Steven R. Gerber. Peter Furniss, clarinet.

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32 news items

Press-Enterprise

Press-Enterprise
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:11:15 -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 ...

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.

Xtri.com

Xtri.com
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 ...

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 ...
 
shropshirestar.com
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 ...
 
Innovation Excellence (blog)
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 11:02:34 -0800

Pingback: Innovation Excellence | Collaborative Innovation replaces Brainstorming | The Trail. Steve Furniss says: November 23, 2012 at 7:47 am. Oh dear. I have been using brainstorming to successfully engage, problem-solve and make innovative leaps ...
 
SwimSwam
Thu, 15 Aug 2013 17:02:58 -0700

TYR Sport was launched by Olympic medalist and former World Record Holder Steve Furniss. Bobby Savulich is a well-known swimming elite who launched Athlete Approved, a company where swimmers could see products elites actually use and approve of ...
 
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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