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Jay Paul Mortenson (born September 26, 1966) is an American former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medalist. He earned a gold medal by swimming for the winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the men's 4×100-meter medley relay at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. He also finished sixth in the final of the men's 100-meter butterfly, and eleventh overall in the B Final of the men's 100-meter backstroke.[1]

Jay Mortenson
Personal information
Full nameJay Paul Mortenson
National teamUnited States
Born (1966-09-26) September 26, 1966 (age 53)
Height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
StrokesBackstroke, butterfly
College teamStanford University

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  1. ^, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Jay Mortenson Archived 2012-10-19 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved November 8, 2012.