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Fred Tyler

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrederick Daniel "Fred"•Tyler
Used nameFred•Tyler
Born15 March 1954 in Orlando, Florida (USA)
Measurements180 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsCanada Dry Jets Swim Team
NOC(s) United States


Fred Tyler swam for Indiana University, winning the 200 yard IM in 1975, and swimming for winning 4x200 freestyle relay teams in 1973-75. During his college career Tyler earned 14 All-American certificates. Tyler later became a coach, coaching swimming and water polo at West Orange High School in Winter Garden, Florida from 1979-89. In 1990 he moved to Lake Mary High School in Lake Mary, Florida. He was named Seminole Athletic Conference and Florida State 3A Coach of the Year in 2004-05. Tyler also teaches social studies and mathematics to exceptional education students.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) 200 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 5 USA Fred Tyler
  4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Olympic United States 1 Gold

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1972 Summer Olympics 31 August 1972 Swimming (Aquatics) 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men Final 7:35.78 WR 1

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