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Bowen Dow Stassforth
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Stassforth in 1952
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Born (1926-08-07)August 7, 1926
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died November 22, 2019(2019-11-22) (aged 93)
Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S.
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 173 lb (78 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
College team University of Iowa

Bowen Dow Stassforth (August 7, 1926 – November 22, 2019) was an American competition swimmer. He won a silver medal in the 200 m breaststroke at the 1952 Olympics and set two world records in the 200-yard (long course) breaststroke. and one world record in the 100 meter (long course) breaststroke

Stassforth died at his home in Rancho Palos Verdes, California on November 22, 2019 at the age of 93.

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