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Josh Davis

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 3
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 5
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJoshua Clark "Josh"•Davis
Used nameJosh•Davis
Born1 September 1972 in San Antonio, Texas (USA)
Measurements188 cm / 84 kg
NOC United States

Biography

Josh Davis swam at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games, winning five medals, with gold medals in all three relays in 1996, adding silvers in 2000 in both freestyle relays. Davis had a long international record. He represented the US at the 1994 and 1998 World Championships; the 1993, 1997, and 1999 Pan Pacific Championships; the 1995 Universiade; the 1995 Pan American Games; and the 2000 Short-Course World Championships.

Davis won most of his medals in the relays, but did win a gold and silver in the 200 freestyle at the 1993 and 1997 Pan Pacs, respectively. His international medal records are as follows: World Championships – 1 gold (1994 4x100 free relay); Short-Course World Championships – 1 gold and 1 silver; Pan Pacific Championships – 3 golds and 6 medals; Pan American Games – 3 golds and 4 medals; and the Universiade – 5 golds and 7 medals.

Davis swam at the University of Texas. He later coached swimming, and in 2016 was named as the first swimming coach at Oklahoma Christian University.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Josh Davis
200 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 7
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold
2000 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Josh Davis
200 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 4
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver

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