Australian butterflier, Jon Sieben to be Inducted into the Worldwide Swimming Hall of Fame
Aussie Jon Sieben set the world report with a blistering 1:57.04 within the 200m butterfly, successful the occasion in Los Angeles, within the main upset of the 1984 Olympic Video games. He stunned everybody and beat Michael Gross of Germany. The record stood for 11 months till Gross regained it in 1985.
Sieben continued swimming by means of two extra Olympic cycles, 1988, Seoul and 1992 Barcelona.
Though swimming competitively for Gambril, Laurie Lawrence was at all times Sieben’s coach whereas competing on the Olympic Video games, beneath the Australian flag.
Sieben will be inducted in an official ISHOF ceremony, April 2020.