Honoree

Don McKenzie

AWARDS

IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2000)
Olympians (1968)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Mexico City
Event: 100-M-Breast Stroke
Finish: Gold Medalist
Olympians (1968)
Swimming & Diving
United States of America
Location: Mexico City
Event: 400-M-Medley Relay
Finish: Gold Medalist

BIOGRAPHY

Don won swimming letters in 1968 and 1969 and was on two Big Ten first place medley relay teams. He was a NCAA champion in 1969 in 100 breaststroke and was on NCAA championship medley relay team in 1969. He won gold medals in 1968 Olympics in the 100 breaststroke and the 400 medley relay and held Big Ten record in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke. At one time held one world record, five American records and two Olympic records.