Eric Shanteau
Shanteau eric
Country USA
Sport Swimming
Best Events breaststroke; medley
Olympics Attended 2008; 2012
Olympic Medals Won
Gold medal icon Gold Silver medal icon Silver Bronze medal icon Bronze
1 0 0
Personal Information
Birthdate 1 October 1983
Birthplace Snellville, Georgia, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 170 lb

Eric Lee Shanteau was born on October 1, 1983 in Snellville, Georgia, USA. Shanteau was a member of the 2008 USA Olympic team. A week before Olympic trials in 2008, Shanteau was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Shanteau missed making the final of the 200 meter breaststroke by just .13 seconds. After returning to the states, Shanteau had surgery at the end of August 2008 and is in remission. Shanteau was a member of the 2012 USA Olympic team and swam in the qualifying heats of the 4 x 100 meter medley.

Major ResultsEdit

Summer Olympics

  • 2012 4 x 100 m medley - 1st

World Championships - Long Course

  • 2009 4 x 100 m medley - 1st
  • 2009 200 m breaststroke - 2nd
  • 2009 200 m medley - 3rd
  • 2011 4 x 100 m medley - 1st

World Championships - Short Course

  • 2004 400 m medley - 3rd

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