At a glance

25 Nov 1967 Trinidad and Tobago
180 cm / 78 kg 5'11'' / 171 pounds
Male

In 1988, Anthony Nesty became the first black swimmer to win an Olympic gold medal and was also the first Olympic medalist for Suriname. Nesty was not considered a butterfly favorite in Seoul, that being Matt Biondi, after the world’s best butterflyer in the mid-1980s, Pablo Morales, shockingly failed to make the US team at the Olympic Trials. In the 100 butterfly final at Seoul, Biondi led the race until the last stroke, but he was between strokes at the wall and elected to kick in, only to be slightly farther out than he realized, which allowed Nesty to pass...

Anthony Conrad in numbers

3
Olympics
Olympics
2
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal: Bronze medal:1
  • Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Barcelona
    Barcelona 1992
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Swimming
      100 metres Butterfly
  • Seoul
    Seoul 1988
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Seoul
    Seoul 1988
    • 1 Gold medal
      Swimming
      100 metres Butterfly
    • 8
      Swimming
      200 metres Butterfly
  • Los Angeles
    Los Angeles 1984
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Los Angeles
    Los Angeles 1984
    • 49
      Swimming
      100 metres Freestyle
    • 21
      Swimming
      100 metres Butterfly

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