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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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