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Dave Wilson

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDavid Dennis "Dave"•Wilson
Used nameDave•Wilson
Born5 October 1960 in Long Beach, California (USA)
Measurements190 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsLynwood Swim Club/University of California, Berkeley
NOC(s) United States


Best known as a backstroke swimmer, Dave Wilson graduated from UC Berkeley in 1983. He competed at the 1983 Universiade in the backstroke, finishing fifth in the 100, and was 1984 US Short-Course 100 back champion. After the Olympics Wilson earned an MBA degree from Southern Methodist University.

Wilson entered the real estate business, working with several well-known names in the field in the southeast, including Lincoln Property Company, Hines (for 14 years), and Southern Land Company (starting in 2004), where he was executive vice-president of mixed use development. He later founded Fifth Lane Real Estate Company in 2009, based in Franklin, Tennessee, a suburb of Nashville.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1984 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) 100 metres Backstroke, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing United States    
  4 × 100 metres Medley Relay, Men Olympic United States 1 Gold

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