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Jason Lezak
Lezak jason
Country USA
Sport Swimming
Best Events freestyle
Olympics Attended 2000; 2004; 2008; 2012
Olympic Medals Won
Gold medal icon Gold Silver medal icon Silver Bronze medal icon Bronze
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Personal Information
Nickname
Birthdate 12 November 1975
Birthplace Irvine, California
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 210 lb
Hometown

Jason Edward Lezak was born on November 12, 1975 in Irvine, California. Lezak has been a member for four USA Oympic teams, beginning in 2000 where he won gold and silver medals. In 2004 Lezak won gold and silver medals. In 2008, Lezak swam the anchor leg of the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay, where he was able to overtake Alain Bernard of France in the closing seconds for the gold. He was also a member of the gold medal winning 4 x 100 medley relay team. Lezak again qualified to swim in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay in London, and won a silver medal.

Personal Life

Lezak is married to Danielle.

Major Results

Summer Olympics

  • 2000 4 x 100 m medley relay - 1st
  • 2000 4 x 100 m freestyle relay -2nd
  • 2004 4 x 100 m medley relay - 1st
  • 2004 4 x 100 m freestyle relay - 3rd
  • 2008 4 x 100 m freestyle relay - 1st
  • 2008 4 x 100 m medley relay - 1st
  • 2008 100 m freestyle - 3rd
  • 2012 4 x 100 m freestyle relay - 2nd

World Championships - Long Course

  • 2003 4 x 100 m medley - 1st
  • 2003 4 x 100 m freestyle - 2nd
  • 2005 4 x 100 m freestyle - 1st
  • 2005 4 x 100 m medley - 1st
  • 2007 4 x 100 m freestyle - 1st
  • 2011 4 x 100 m freestyle - 3rd

World Championships - Short Course

  • 1999 4 x 100 m freestyle - 2nd
  • 2002 50 m freestyle - 1st
  • 2002 4 x 100 m medley - 1st
  • 2002 4 x 100 m freestyle - 2nd
  • 2006 4 x 100 m freestyle - 1st
  • 2006 4 x 100 m medley - 1st
  • 2006 100 m freestyle - 2nd
  • 2010 4 x 100 m freestyle - 1st

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