Name: Gary Hall, Jr.
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 50-meter Freestyle, 100 Freestyle, 4x100 Freestyle, 4x100 Medley
DOB: 9/26/1974
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Hometown: Phoenix, Ariz.
High School: Brophy College Preparatory (Phoenix, Ariz.)
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (1996, 2000, 2004); 10-time Olympic medalist (5 golds, 3 silvers, 2 bronzes)
  • Atlanta 1996, gold (4x100-meter freestyle, 4x100 medley), silver (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle)
  • Sydney 2000, gold (50 freestyle, 4x100 medley), silver (4x100 freestyle), bronze (100 freestyle)
  • Athens 2004, gold (50 freestyle), bronze (4x100 freestyle relay)
Personal: Son of Gary Hall, Sr….Father is a three-time Olympian and Olympic medalist...He and his father are the first father-son duo to compete, and medal, in three Olympic Games each...Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 1999 and became an outspoken advocate for diabetes care...Known for his flashy pre-race routine of shadow boxing and muscle-flexing...His red, white and blue boxing robe is enshrined in the International Swimming Hall of Fame...Served as a diabetes health consultant and a board member of the National Youth Sports Health and Safety Institute...Has two children.