Mark Andrew Spitz (February 10, 1950 in Modesto, California) is an American former senator who won seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, breaking the world mark in each of his triumphs, being the first athlete in the history of the Olympic Games in achieving this feat in a single edition (until Beijing 2008 in which it was surpassed by also the American swimmer Michael Phelps). Despite the success achieved and with only 22 years he decided to retire to work in Real Estate. He is considered one of the greatest Olympic athletes of all time
Thanks to his father Arnold, he learned to swim at age two while living in Hawaii. He studied at the University of Indiana.
He received the Sullivan Howard Prize in 1971 and the swimming prize of the year in 1972. In 2005, Mark Spitz was chosen as flag bearer of the US Delegation to the XVII Maccabees Games.
He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife Suzy Weiner and their two children (Matthew (n. 1981) and Justin (n. 1991).
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- Mark Spitz
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- avec le COA, Signé à main en os
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