David Wharton


David Wharton
David Wharton
Personal information
Born May 19, 1969

David ("Dave") Lee Wharton (born May 19, 1969 in Warminster, Pennsylvania) is a former butterfly and medley swimmer from the United States, who won the silver medal in the 400m Individual Medley at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.

Wharton set two world records during his career, was named the Pac-10 Male Swimmer of the Year four consecutive years (1988–91) while swimming for the USC, and was also a member of the 1992 Summer Olympics team. In 1987 Wharton was named Swimming World's American Swimmer of the Year, together with Janet Evans.

Wharton currently resides in New Albany, Ohio and serves as the New Albany Parks and Recreation Director.[1]

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Records
Preceded by
Hungary Tamás Darnyi
Men's 200 metre individual medley
world record holder (long course)

August 20, 1989 – January 13, 1991
Succeeded by
Hungary Tamás Darnyi
Preceded by
Canada Alex Baumann
Men's 400 metre individual medley
world record holder (long course)

August 14, 1987 – August 19, 1987
Succeeded by
Hungary Tamás Darnyi




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