Larry Barbiere


IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2013)
Olympians (1968)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Mexico City
Event: 100-M Back Stroke
Finish: 4th


One of the key figures in a golden era of IU swimming, Barbiere won swimming letters in 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973. During those years he was part of four Big Ten and NCAA Championship teams. Barbiere is an 11 time All-American, and was the NCAA champion in the backstroke in 1970. Barbiere won Big Ten titles in the 100 and 200 backstrokes and 200 individual medley and was on the 400-medley relay championship team in 1970. He was a member of 1968 U.S. Olympic Team where he placed 4th in the 100 backstroke.