Traditions

OLYMPIANS BY YEAR
(Long Beach State Athletes & Coaches)

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1952-Helsinki, Finland
Pat McCormick, Diving


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1956-Melbourne, Australia
Robert Horn, Men's Water Polo
Pat McCormick, Diving


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1960-Rome, Italy
Ron Crawford, Men's Water Polo
Robert Horn, Men's Water Polo
Charles McIlroy, Men's Water Polo
Bob Soth, Track & Field/5,000 Meters

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1964-Tokyo, Japan
Julio Arango, Swimming (Columbia)
Leslie Bleamaster, Men's Fencing
Ron Crawford, Men's Water Polo
Cathy Ferguson, Swimming

George Frenn, Track/Hammer Throw
Gary Ilman, Swimming

William Jewell, Canoeing (Kayaking)
Charles McIlroy, Men's Water Polo
Sharon Peterson, Women's Volleyball
Tony Ralphs, Canoeing (Kayaking)
John Rambo, Track & Field/High Jump
Martha Watson, Track & Field (Administration)


1968-Mexico City, Mexico
Julio Arango, Swimming (Columbia)
Luis Ayesa, Swimming (Philippines)
Susie Atwood, Swimming
Steve Barnett, Men's Water Polo
Klaus Barth, Swimming (Germany)
Gregory Betz, Swimming (Germany)
Ron Crawford, Men's Water Polo
Hans Fassnacht, Swimming (Germany)
Don Gambrill, Swimming (Assistant Coach)
Ann Heck, Women's Volleyball
Michael Holthaus, Swimming
(Germany)
Mitchell Ivey, Swimming)
Gunnar Larsson, Swimming (Sweden)
Hans Ljungberg, Swimming (Sweden)
Tom McKibbon, Rowing
Reinhard Merkel, Swimming (Germany)
Barbara Perry, Women's Volleyball
Sharon Peterson, Women's Volleyball
Tony Ralphs, Canoeing
Jose Silvio Fiolo, Swimming (Brazil)
Tracy Smith, Track & Field/10,000 Meters
John Van Blom, Rowing
Martha Watson, Track & Field (Administration)
Graham White, Swimming
(Australia/4x200-Meter Freestyle Relay-Silver)

1968-Grenoble, France
Kenneth Shelley, Pairs Figure Skating
JoJo Starbuck, Pairs Figure Skating

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1972-Munich, West Germany
Luis Ayesa, Swimming (Phillipines)
Julio Arango, Swimming (Columbia)
Susie Atwood, Swimming
Carlos Azevedo, Swimming (Brazil)
Steve Barnett, Men's Water Polo
Gregor Betz, Swimming (Germany)
Hans Fassnacht, Swimming
(Germany)
George Frenn, Track & Field/Hammer Throw
Don Gambrill, Swimming (Assistant Coach)
Tom Hermsted, Men's Water Polo (Referee)
Michael Holthaus, Swimming (Germany)
Mitchell Ivey, Swimming
Francie Larrieu-Smith, Track & Field/800 meters & 1,500 meters
Gunnar Larsson, Swimming
(Sweden)
Hans Ljungberg, Swimming (Sweden)
Andrea Lynch, Track/Sprints (England)
Tom McKibbon, Rowing
Reinhard Merkel, Swimming (Germany)
Ed Ratleff, Men's Basketball
Kate Schmidt, Track & Field/Javelin
Liz Scrivars, Swimming
Jose Silvio Fiolo, Swimming (Brazil)
Ann Simmons, Swimming
Steve Smith, Track & Field/Polo Vault
Dwight Stones, Track & Field/High Jump
John Van Blom, Rowing
Sven Van Holst, Swimming (Sweden)
Martha Watson, Track & Field (Administration)
Graham White, Swimming (Australia)

1972-Sapporo, Japan
Kenneth Shelley, Pairs Figure Skating
JoJo Starbuck, Pairs Figure Skating

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1976-Montreal, Canada
Debbie Ayars, Rowing
Don Baird, Track & Field/Pole Vault (Australia)
Ray Dupree, Track & Field/Triple Jump
Bill Frady, Men's Water Polo (Referee)
Don Gambrill, Swimming (Assistant Coach)
Lisa Hansen (Rowing)
Larry Hart, Track & Field/Hammer Throw
Tom Hermstad, Men's Water Polo (Referee)
Joni Huntley, Track & Field/High Jump
Bob Jackson, Swimming
Francie Larrieu-Smith, Track & Field/800 meters & 1,500 meters
Julie Leach, Canoeing (Kayaking)
Joan Lind, Rowing/Single Sculls
Mark Lutz, Track & Field/200 Meters
Andrea Lynch, Track & Field/Sprints (England)
Karen McCloskey, Rowing
Tom McKibbon, Rowing (Coach)
Irene Moreno, Rowing
Brian Saunders, Track & Field/400 Meters (Canada)
Kate Schmidt, Track & Field/Javelin
Claudia Schneider, Rowing
Tim Shaw, Swimming
Dwight Stones, Track & Field/High Jomp
John Van Blom, Rowing
Ramon Volcan, Swimming (Venezuela)
Sherron Walker, Track & Field/Long Jump (England)
Martha Watson, Track & Field (Administration)

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1980-Boycotted (Moscow)
Don Gambrill, Swimming (Assistant Coach)
Tom Hermstad, Men's Water Polo (Referee)
Francie Larrieu-Smith, Track & Field/1,500 Meters
Joan Lind, Rowing
Ken Lindgren, Men's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Tom McKibbon, Rowing (Coach)
Anita Miller, Women's Field Hockey
LaTaunya Pollard, Women's Basketball
Dave Rodda, Women's Track & Field (Assistant Coach)
Brian Saunders, Track & Field/1,600 Relay (Canada)
Kate Schmidt, Track & Field/Javelin
John Van Blom, Rowing

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1984-Los Angeles, California
Bob Ctvrtlik, Men's Volleyball
Bill Frady, Men's Water Polo (Referee)
Don Gambrill, Swimming (Coach)
Bill Green, Track & Field/Hammer Throw
Tom Hermstad, Men's Water Polo (Referee)
Joni Huntley, Track & Field/High Jump
Rami Kantari, Swimming (Lebanon)
Skip Kenney, Swimming (Assistant Coach)
Joan Lind, Rowing
Ken Lindgren, Men's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Dewey Marine (Official)
Tom McKibbon, Rowing (Coach)
Anita Miller, Women's Field Hockey
Lukman Niode, Swimming (Indonesia)
Ramona Pagel, Track & Field/Shot Put
Phillip Pipersburg, Track & Field/400 Meters (Belize)
Jo Redmon, Modern Pentathlon/Fencing
Jack Rose, Track & Field (Official)
Brian Saunders, Track & Field/4x400m Relay (Canada)
Tim Shaw, Men's Water Polo (Silver)
Dwight Stones, Track & Field/High Jump
John Van Blom, Rowing (Women's Sculls Coach)
Bill Vendl, Track & Field (Official)
Oswaldo Zea, Track & Field/400m Hurdles (Venezuela)
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1988-Seoul, South Korea
Dave Almquist, Men's Water Polo (Assistant Coach-Silver)
Bill Barnett, Men's Water Polo (Coach-Silver)
Cindy Brown, Women's Basketball (Gold)
Monica Havelka, Rowing
Tom Hermstad, Men's Water Polo (Referee)
Mitchell Ivey, Swimming (Assistant Coach)
Rami Kantari, Swimming (Lebanon)
Skip Kenney, Swimming (Assistant Coach)
Jimmy Kim, Taekwando (Exhibition Sport-Gold)
Doug Kimbell, Men's Water Polo (Silver)
Francie Larrieu-Smith, Track & Field
Cathy Marino, Canoeing (Kayaking)
Tom McKibbon, Rowing (Coach)
Ramona Pagel, Track & Field/Shot Put & Discus
Dave Rodda, Women's Track & Field (Assistant Coach)
Yoichi Tomita, Men's Gymnastics (Assistant Coach)
John Van Blom, Rowing (Women's Sculls Coach)
Martha Watson, Track & Field (Administration)

1992-Albertville, France (Winter)
Karlos Kirby, Bobsled/4-Man

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1992-Barcelona, Spain
Guy Baker, Men's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Bill Barnett, Men's Water Polo (Coach)
Tara Cross, Women's Volleyball
Bob Ctvrtlik, Men's Volleyball
Jason Giambi, Baseball
Brent Hilliard, Men's Volleyball
Mitch Kahn, Canoeing (Kayaking)
Doug Kimbell, Men's Water Polo
Francie Larrieu-Smith, Marathon
Cathy Marino, Kayaking
Christine Morgan, Track & Field/2,000 Meter Steeplechase
Ramona Pagel, Track & Field/Shot Put
Dave Snow, Baseball (Assistant Coach)
Martha Watson, Track & Field (Administration)

1994-Lillehammer, Norway (Winter)
Karlos Kirby, Bobsled/4-Man

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1996-Atlanta, Georgia
Rick Azevedo, Men's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Dan Bailey, Men's Water Polo (Trainer)
Tara Cross, Women's Volleyball
Bob Ctvtrlik, Men's Volleyball
Skip Kenney, Swimming (Head Coach)
Joseph Harper, Men's Single Canoe
Kyle Kopp, Men's Water Polo
Mel Leach, Archery (Assistant Coach)
Ken Lindgren, Men's Water Polo (Official)
Cliff Meidl, Men's Four-Person Canoeing (Kayaking)
Ramona Pagel, Track & Field/Shot Put
Paisan Rangsikipho, Badminton (Umpire)
Danielle Scott, Women's Volleyball
Martha Watson, Track & Field (Administration)
Brett Winslow, Men's Volleyball

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2000-Sydney, Australia
Rick Azevedo, Men's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Dan Bailey, Men's Water Polo (Trainer)
Guy Baker, Women's Water Polo (Head Coach)
Tara Cross, Women's Volleyball
Benishe Dillard, Women's Volleyball (Alternate)
Jeri Estes, Women's Volleyball (Assistant Coach)
Tom Hoff, Men's Volleyball
Kyle Kopp, Men's Water Polo
Chi Kredell, Men's Water Polo
Ken Lindgren, Women's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Misty May, Women's Beach Volleyball
Cliff Meidl, Canoeing (Kayaking)
Paisan Rangsikipho, Badminton (Umpire)
David Salo, Women's Swimming (assistant Coach)
Danielle Scott, Women's Volleyball
Yoichi Tomita, Men's Gymnastics (Assistant Coach)
Everett Uchiyama, Swimming (National Team Coordinator)
Jon Urbanchek, Men's Swimming (Assistant Coach)

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2004-Athens, Greece
Rick Azevedo, Men's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Dan Bailey, Men's Water Polo (Trainer)
Guy Baker, Women's Water Polo (Head Coach)
Tara Cross, Women's Volleyball
Jamie Farnworth, Softball (Greece)
Tayyiba Haneef, Women's Volleyball
Tom Hoff, Men's Volleyball
Kyle Kopp, Women's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Misty May, Women's Beach Volleyball
Paisan Rangsikipho, Badminton (Umpire)
David Salo, Men's Swimming (Assistant Coach)
Danielle Scott, Women's Volleyball
Chris Segesman, Men's Water Polo
Everett Uchiyama, Swimming (Swimming Director)
Jon Urbanchek, Men's Swimming (Asst. Coach)

2008-Beijing, China
Guy Baker-Women's Water Polo (Head Coach)
Kyle Kopp, Women's Water Polo (Assistant Coach)
Tayyiba Haneef, Women's Volleyball
Tom Hoff, Men's Volleyball
Misty May, Women's Beach Volleyball
David Lee, Men's Volleyball
Danielle Scott, Women's Volleyball
Scott Touzinsky, Men's Volleyball

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2012-London, UK
Tayyiba Haneef-Park, Women's Volleyball
Alan Knipe, Men's Volleyball (Head Coach)
David Lee, Men's Volleyball
Paul Lotman, Men's Volleyball
David McKienzie, Men's Volleyball
Misty May-Treanor, Women's Beach Volleyball
Kenneth Medwood, Men's Track & Field (Belize)
Danielle Scott-Arruda, Women's Volleyball

Tyler Hildebrand, Men's Beach Volleyball (Coach)
David Lee, Men's Volleyball
LaTanya Sheffield, Track & Field (Assistant Coach)

ALL-TIME MEDALISTS
(Long Beach State Athletes and Coaches)

Dave Almquist
Men's Water Polo [Assistant Coach]
Silver-1988

Susie Atwood
Swimming
100m Backstoke/1972-Bronze; 200m Backstroke/1972-Silver

Guy Baker
Women's Water Polo [Head Coach]
Silver-2000; Bronze-2004; Silver-2008

Bill Barnett
Men's Water Polo [Head Coach]
1998-Silver

Steve Barnett
Men's Water Polo
Bronze-1972

Cindy Brown
Women's Basketball
Gold-1988

Tara Cross
Women's Volleyball
Bronze-1992

Bob Ctvrtlik
Men's Volleyball
Gold-1988; Bronze-1992

Hans Fassnacht
Swimming [Germany]
4x200m Freestyle/Silver-1972

Cathy Ferguson
Swimming
100m Backstroke/Gold-1964; 4x100m Medley Relay/Gold-1964

Tayyiba Haneef
Women's Volleyball
Silver-2008; Silver-2012

Michael Holthaus
Swimming [Germany]
400m Individual Medley/Bronze-1968

Joni Huntley
Track and Field
High Jump/Bronze-1984

Brent Hilliard
Men's Volleyball
Bronze-1992

Tom Hoff
Men's Volleyball
Gold-2008

Gary Ilman
Swimming
100m Freestyle/Gold-1964

Mitchell Ivey
Swimming
200m Backstroke/Silver-1968; 200m Backstroke/Bronze-1972

Jimmy Kim
Taekwando
Gold-1988

Doug Kimbell
Men's Water Polo
Silver-1988

Kyle Kopp
Women's Water Polo [Assistant Coach]
Bronze-2004; Silver-2008

Gunnar Larsson
Swimming [Sweden]
200m Individual Medley/Gold-1972; 400m Individual Medley/Gold-1972

David Lee
Men's Volleyball
Gold-2008

Joan Lind
Rowing
Single Scull/Silver-1976; Coxed Quad Scull/Silver-1984

Ken Lindgren
Men's Water Polo [Assistant Coach, 1984]; Women's Water Polo [Assistant Coach, 2000]
Silver-1984; Silver-2000

Misty May
Women's Beach Volleyball
Gold-2004; Gold-2008; Gold-2012

Pat McCormick
Diving
Springboard/Gold-1952; Platform/Gold-1952; Springboard/Gold-1956; Platform/Gold-1956

Anita Miller
Women's Field Hockey
Bronze-1984

John Rambo
Track & Field
High Jump/Bronze-1964

Ed Ratleff
Men's Basketball
Silver-1972

Kate Schmidt
Track & Field
Javelin/Bronze-1972; Javelin/Bronze-1976

Danielle Scott
Women's Volleyball
Silver-2008; Silver-2012

Tim Shaw
Swimming/Men's Water Polo
400m Freestyle/Silver-1976; Men's Water Polo/Silver-1984

Dwight Stones
Track & Field
High Jump/Bronze-1972; High Jump/Bronze-1976

Scott Touzinsky
Men's Volleyball
Gold-2008

Graham White
Swimming [Australia]
4x200m Freestyle Relay/Silver-1968

 

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