Dave Fairbank

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid William "Dave"•Fairbank
Used nameDave•Fairbank
Born19 December 1954 in Sacramento, California (USA)
Measurements193 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsArden Hills Swim Club, Sacramento (USA)
NOC United States


David Fairbank swam for Rio Americano High School in California, and competed at the 1972 Olympics while a high school student. Fairbank swam mostly freestyle and butterfly. He played water polo and baskketball in high school in addition to swimming. He also competed for the Arden Hills Swim Club.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Dave Fairbank
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1
4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 1

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