Sandy Gilchrist
Personal information
Full nameJohn Alexander Gilchrist
National teamCanada
Born (1945-11-09) November 9, 1945 (age 75)
Ocean Falls, British Columbia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb)
StrokesFreestyle, medley

John Alexander Gilchrist (born November 9, 1945) is a Canadian former swimmer.

Swimming career

Gilchrist competed in the 1964 Summer Olympics and 1968 Summer Olympics,[1] with his best performance being in 1968, finishing fourth in the 4x200 metres relay.[2] Despite being of Canadian nationality he won the ASA National British Championships over the 1,650 yards freestyle in 1965 [3] and the 440 yards medley title in 1965.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Sandy Gilchrist". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 8 May 2012.
  2. ^ "John Alexander Gilchrist results". Olympics. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  3. ^ "FROM A SWIMMING CORRESPONDENT. "Stimulus For Swimmers." Times, 16 Aug. 1965, p. 2". Times Digital Archive.
  4. ^ "FROM A SWIMMING CORRESPONDENT. "World Record In Butterfly." Times, 13 Aug. 1965, p. 4". Times Digital Archive.