View Full Version : George Wendt broke the American Record in the 400 IM

February 16th, 2003, 09:43 PM
Congratulations to George Wendt.
He broke the 55-59 400 IM American Record previously held by Drury Gallagher 4:56.23 in 5-18-97.

George swam the 400 IM in 4:52.84.

Awesome Job, George.

Michael Heather
February 16th, 2003, 09:45 PM
Didn't he play "Norm" on Cheers a few years ago?

February 17th, 2003, 08:29 PM
In all seriousness, they are related. (At least, that's what George's son Dan said a long time ago.)

It was an awesome swim to behold.

February 18th, 2003, 08:30 AM
Nice swim George! Now I wish I wouldn't have been so lazy and would have attended. Congratulations!
And thanks to Ramon for posting it so quickly and prominantly.

February 18th, 2003, 01:27 PM
A big "thank you" to Mark Urban who submitted an excellent write up of George's accomplishment on SwimInfo.com:


thanx, Craig, for the posting compliments!