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Tom Malchow

 

Tom Malchow

Tom Malchow
Personal information
Full name Thomas Andrew Malchow
Nickname(s) "Tom"
National team  United States
Born (1976-08-18) August 18, 1976
St. Paul, Minnesota
Height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly
Club Club Wolverine
College team University of Michigan

Thomas Andrew Malchow (born January 30, 1977) is an American competition swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and former world record-holder.

Malchow represented the United States in two consecutive Summer Olympics. At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, he received a silver medal for his second-place performance in the men's 200-meter butterfly. Four years later at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, he won the gold medal in the men's 200-meter butterfly. He also set a new world record in the 200-meter butterfly in 2000.

Malchow was also a captain of the U.S. Men's Swimming Team at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He attended high school in Minnesota at

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