Michael Ray "Mike" Barrowman

Michael Ray "Mike" Barrowman

b. December 4, 1968, Asunción, Paraguay

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(Team USA, U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC), 1988).

This former member of the Cumberland-Lincoln Boys Club (where he set several Rhode Island and New England youth records), earned a gold medal for the 200-meter breaststroke in the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. He broke the world record for that event six times, holding the record for more than thirteen years.

Barrowman was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1997, the Rhode Island Aquatic Hall of Fame in 2000, and the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame in 2004.

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