Ralph Breyer

Ralph Breyer

Ralph Breyer
Johnny Weissmuller in 1925
Personal information
Full name Ralph Theodore Breyer
Nationality  United States
Born (1904-02-23)February 23, 1904
Chicago, Illinois
Died May 8, 1991(1991-05-08) (aged 87)
Long Beach, California
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
College team Northwestern University

Ralph Theodore Breyer (February 23, 1904 – May 8, 1991) was an American competition swimmer and Olympic champion. Breyer represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. He won a gold medal as a member of the first-place U.S. team in the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay event. He also competed the qualifying heats of the men's 400-meter freestyle, and recorded a time of 5:22.4.

See also

External links

  • Ralph Breyer – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com