Dan Veatch

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Olympian Dan Veatch

Daniel 'Dan' Hayward Veatch is an Olympic competitive swimmer who graduated from Princeton University.

Swimming Highlights

  • He specialized in backstroke, finishing seventh in the 200-meter backstroke at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games.
  • He won the gold medal in the 200-meter backstroke at the 1987 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Brisbane.
  • He won the gold medal in the 1989 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Tokyo.
  • He pulled his hamstring just before the USA Swimming Olympic Trials for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and so missed those Games.
  • He participated in the Swim for Equality in San Francisco and Malibu, California, U.S.A.
  • He won the 7 km Hawaiian Christmas Looong Distance Invitational Rough-H2O Swim on Oahu.
  • He finished 3rd in the 3.8 km Waikiki Roughwater Swim.
  • He is the record holder for the 25-29 age group in the U.S. Masters Swimming Hour Postal Swim.
  • He won a *Gold Medal in the 4x100 medley relay at the 1986 FINA World Championships
  • He won a Gold Medal in the 200m backstroke at the 1987 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
  • He won a Gold Medal in the 4x100 medley relay at the 1987 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
  • He won a Gold Medal in the 200m backstroke at the 1989 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships
  • He won a Silver Medal in the 200m backstroke at the 1991 Pan American Games

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