Graham Smith (Canadian swimmer)

Graham Smith (Canadian swimmer)

Graham Smith
Personal information
Full name Donald Graham Smith
Nationality  Canada
Born (1958-05-09) May 9, 1958
Edmonton, Alberta
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Medley and breaststroke

Graham Smith (born May 9, 1958 in swimming.

At the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, he became the first competitor to win six gold medals at a single Commonwealth Games; he won the 100m and 200m breaststroke, 200m and 400m individual medleys, and was part of the winning 4x100 freestyle and medley relay teams. Smith twice broke the world record in the men's 200m individual medley (long course). He also won a National Swimming Championship at the University of California in Berkeley.

References

  • sports-reference

Records
Preceded by

David Wilkie
Steve Lundquist
World Record Holder
Men's 200 Individual Medley

August 23, 1975 – August 4, 1977
August 2 – 24, 1978
Succeeded by

Aleksandr Sidorenko
Jesse Vassallo
Awards
Preceded by
Guy Lafleur
(Tied with Ken Read)
Lou Marsh Trophy winner

1978
Succeeded by
Sandra Post