Mark Spitz -

Mark Spitz

Mark Spitz
Spitz in December 2012
Personal information
Full nameMark Andrew Spitz
Nickname(s)"Mark the Shark"
National team United States
BornFebruary 10, 1950 (age 70)
Modesto, California
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight161 lb (73 kg)
StrokesButterfly, freestyle
ClubArden Hills Swim Club
College teamIndiana University

Mark Andrew Spitz (born February 10, 1950) is an American retired swimmer of Jewish descent. He won seven gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. That achievement was only passed by Michael Phelps who won eight golds at the 2008 Olympics.[1][2][3]


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Categories: 1950 births | Living people | American Olympic bronze medalists | American Olympic gold medalists | American Olympic silver medalists | American swimmers | Jewish American sportspeople | Medalists at the 1968 Summer Olympics | Medalists at the 1972 Summer Olympics | Sportspeople from California

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