Thomas Fitzgerald Dolan (born September 15, 1975) is an American former competition swimmer, two-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
Dolan grew up swimming for Rick Curl and the Curl-Burke Swim Club, along with the
Washington Golf & Country Club during the summer. He attended the
University of Michagan
where he swam for coach Jon Urbancheck's team
. During his college swimming career, he won individual NCAA national championships in the
500-yard freestyle (1995, 1996, 1997), 1,650-yard freestyle (1995, 1996), and 400-yard
individual medley (1995, 1996), and was a member of three of
winning teams in Michigan
the 800-yard freestyle relay (1994, 1995, 1996).
He now runs the
Tom Dolan Swim School
in Northern Virginia, teaching infants
adults—solid fundamentals that are essential for water-safety, recreational and competitive swimming.
His full name is Thomas Fitzgerald Doland and is nicknamed Tom.He is an American from the
and was born on September 15th 1975 in
and like 6ft and 6 inches tall
weighing Arlington Virginia
weighing 86 kg in Club
Olympic Gold Medalist, World Record Holder, and Asthma Sufferer At 6'6" and 180 pounds, Dolan has the perfect body for a world-class swimmer but he suffers from extreme allergies and asthma. His unusually narrow windpipe allows him to handle only 20% as much air as the average person and most drugs commonly used to treat similar conditions are banned in international competitions.
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