John Steel
Personal information
Full nameJohn Meredith Steel
Nationality New Zealand
Born (1972-10-27) 27 October 1972 (age 49)
Auckland, New Zealand

John Meredith Steel (born 27 October 1972 in Auckland) is a former freestyle swimmer from New Zealand, who competed at two consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1992 in Barcelona, Spain.[1]

Steel won two silver medals (4 × 100 m Freestyle and 4 × 200 m Freestyle) at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Four years earlier Steel captured the bronze medal with the Men's 4x200 Freestyle Relay Team at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in his hometown of Auckland. Steel now works for Air NZ as a flight attendant.

Despite being from New Zealand he won the 1990 'Open' ASA National Championship 100 metres freestyle title.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2014. Archived from the original on 23 September 2013. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  2. ^ ""For the Record." Times, 28 July 1990, p. 31". Times Digital Archive.