Richard Roth (swimmer)

Richard Roth (swimmer)
Richard Roth
Personal information
Full name Richard William Roth
Nickname(s) "Dick"
Nationality  United States
Born September 26, 1947 (1947-09-26) (age 64)
Palo Alto, California
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 84 kilograms (190 lb)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Medley
Club Santa Clara Swim Club
College team Stanford University

Richard ("Dick") William Roth (born September 26, 1947 in Palo Alto, California) is a retired American swimmer and olympic champion. He competed at the 1964 Olympic Games in Tokyo, where he won the gold medal in men's 400 m individual medley.[1]


  1. ^ Three days before his gold medal swim, Dick underwent an emergency appendectomy."1964 Summer Olympics – Tokyo, Japan – Swimming" (Retrieved on April 29, 2008)

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