Art Lindegren

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn Arthur “Art”•Lindegren
Used nameArt•Lindegren
Born13 October 1911 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Died23 May 1981 in Bremerton, Washington (USA)
AffiliationsLAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
NOC United States


Art Lindegren swam the 100 freestyle at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, placing seventh. Lindegren finished third at the 1936 US Olympic Trials. He swam for the Los Angeles Athletic Club in 1936. Lindegren began swimming at Poly High School in Long Beach, California.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Art Lindegren
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 7