Anthony Ervin


Name: Anthony Ervin
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 50m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle
Height: 6-3
Weight: 177
DOB: 5/26/1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif.
Hometown: Valencia, Calif.
High School: William S. Hart High School (Newhall, Calif.) ‘99
College: University of California, Berkeley ‘10, English
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2000, 2012, 2016); Four-time Olympic medalist (3 gold, 1 silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x100m free, 50m free)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 5th (50m free)
  • Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, T-gold (50m free); silver (4x100m free)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 8th (50m free)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2001, 2003, 2013, 2015
  • Medals: 3 (2 golds, 1 silver)
  • Gold – 2001 (50m free, 100m free)
  • Silver – 2013 (4x100m free)
Personal: Son of Jack and Sherry Ervin...Has two siblings, Jackie and Derek...Retired from competitive swimming in 2003 and returned to training in 2011...Auctioned off his gold medal on eBay and donated funds to the tsunami relief effort in Southeast Asia...Served as the spokesperson for International Water Safety Day...Interests include listening to music, reading and playing games.

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