(400 m and 800-m freestyle, 400-m medley)
Olympic bronze (100 m freestyle)
world record (200 m breaststroke), one-third of French 2x world record (3x100 relay team); imprisoned by Nazis in Auschwitz, where his wife and daughter were killed
Hungarian Olympic medalist. 1896: Two gold medals, 100 meter & 1500 meter freestyle swimming; 1906: One gold medal in 800 meter freestyle swimming. (Three gold medals in two Olympics).
Olympic silver (200 m breaststroke) and bronze (4x200-m freestyle relay); died in a Nazi concentration camp
Olympic silver (100 m backstroke) and bronze (100 m butterfly); world championships bronze (200 m backstroke), International Swimming Hall of Fame
Member of the 2000 US Olympics team. Winner of the silver medal in the (team) 400m. freestyle relay. He also won the Gold medal in the 50m. freestyle (tied with fellow American Gary Hall, Jr.--the first time this has happened). The Baltimore Jewish Times reports him as Jewish. Update: Ervins father of mixed African-American and Native American descent. His mother is Jewish. He is the first swimmer of African-American descent to be on the American team. A UC Berkeley student, he came out of "nowhere" to make the team and his results speak for themselves. As he puts it, he checks a lot of boxes on the forms that ask about his ethnic heritage. He was a participant in JCC Maccabi events. (Jewish sports events for those unfamiliar with the term).
Olympic champion (4x100-m freestyle relay); world champion (2x 4x100-m freestyle, 50-m freestyle)
100 m butterfly, 4×100-m medley relay