Jimmy McLane

James Price McLane, Jr. is an American former competition swimmer, three-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder. McLane represented the United States as a 17-year-old at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. He won a gold medal as a member of the winning U.S. team in the 4 × 200-meter freestyle relay, with teammates Wally Ris, Wally Wolf and Bill Smith. Ris, McLane, Wolf and Smith set a new world record of 8:46.0 in the event final. Individually, he won another gold medal for his first-place showing in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle, with a time of 19:18.5, finishing almost 13 seconds ahead of Australian John Marshall. He also earned a silver medal for his ... more on Wikipedia

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