Dick Jochums, a long-time swimming coach whose athletes frequented major U.S. international teams for nearly four decades, died Friday at 81 years old.
Jim Brumm, the longtime water polo and swimming coach at Foothill High School, announced that he will retire post swim season this spring.
Furniss, a two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer, 10-time world record holder and six-time NCAA champion, helped USC win national titles in 1976 and 1977.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist has “shattered” recovery targets thus far and is expected to return 100% to baseline, both cardiac and neurologically.
After a return to the ICU on Tuesday, Olympic gold medalist Bruce Furniss (left) was cleared to leave the hospital on Thursday.
62-year old Bruce Furniss, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, has gone back to the ICU after several days of improvements in his health following a heart attack.
Furniss, a 10-time world record breaker, was put into a medically induced coma after suffering a major heart attack at 2 a.m. last Sunday.
Bruce Furniss (left) and his older brother Steve in 1976. Bruce was put in a medically-induced coma Sunday after suffering a major heart attack.
Olympic swimmers Bruce and Steve Furniss and Long Beach Swim Club Coach, Dick Jochums, will be inducted into the 2019 Aquatic Capital of America Hall of Fame.
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“The Last Gold: The greatest untold story in Olympic swimming history,” which recounts the struggle the U.S. women’s swim team had against the doped East Germans at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montréal, opened on Monday at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Missouri All-American breaststroker Sam Tierney is spending the summer training with the loaded professional group at USC, but will return to Mizzou in the fall to help start a postgrad group at his alma mater.
Peter Daland, the longtime coach of the USC Trojans and two-time Olympic coach for USA Swimming, has passed away at the age of 93 due to Alzheimer’s disease, according to the University.
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