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BYU has a strong history of swimmers and divers in the Olympics Games. Twenty two former Cougar student-athletes and one coach have competed at 11 different Olympics representing nine different countries.

Men's Diving
Athlete NameEvent(s) / PositionFinishLocation, YearCountry BYU Years
Keith RussellPlatform, springboard4th, 6thMexico City Summer, 1968USA1971-72
Ricardo VelardePlatform19thMontreal Summer, 1976Mexico1977-81
Justin Wilcock3-meter springboard32ndAthens Summer, 2004USA1997-98, 2000-02
Men's Swimming
Athlete NameEvent(s) / PositionFinishLocation, YearCountry BYU Years
Mike Burton (Coach)400m free, 1,500m freeGold, GoldMexico City Summer, 1968USA1974-75
Mike Burton (Coach)1,500m free, 4x200 free relayGold, GoldMunich Summer, 1972USA1974-75
Piero Ferracuti100m breast, 200m breastHeats, HeatsMunich Summer, 1972El Salvador1975-79
Oon Jin Gee4x100m medley, 4x100m free, 100m free16th, 17th, 42ndLos Angeles Summer, 1984Singapore1984-87
Ron Menezes4x100 freestyle relay, 100m freestyle10th, 28thLos Angeles Summer, 1984Brazil1981-85
David Lim4x100m medley, 4x100m freerelay, 100m back16th, 17th, 29thLos Angeles Summer, 1984Singapore1984-87
David Lim100m back, 4x100m free, 4x100m medley, 200m back, 200m medley, 200m freestyle14th, 15th, 17th, 31st, 34th, 43rdSeoul Summer, 1988Singapore1984-87
Ng Yue Meng4x100 medley relay, 100m breaststroke, 200m breaststroke17th, 41st, 47thSeoul Summer, 1988Singapore1988-90, 1992-94
Oon Jin Gee100m free, 100m medley, 100m free, 50m free, 200m free15th, 17th, 43rd, 45th, 46thSeoul Summer, 1988Singapore1984-87
Kai Kristian Johansson200m butterfly36thBarcelona Summer, 1992Finland1988-93
Tomislav Karlo4x100 medley relay, 100m backstroke16th, 34thAtlanta Summer, 1996Croatia1989-93
Arunas Savickas200m backstroke35thAtlanta Summer, 1996Lithuania1997-2001
Lee Yu (Gary) Tan100m backstroke, 200m backstroke45th, 37thSydney Summer, 2000Singapore1999-2004
Arunas Savickas200m backstroke, 200m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle22nd, 22nd, 16thSydney Summer, 2000Lithuania1997-2001
Jung Jun (Mark) Chay200m freestyle, 100m freestyle23rd, 47thSydney Summer, 2000Singapore2003-07
Lee Yu (Gary) Tan200m individual medley43rdAthens Summer, 2004Singapore1999-2004
Diogo de Oliveira Yabe200m medley26thAthens Summer, 2004Brazil2001-05
Jung Jun (Mark) Chay200m freestyle, 100m freestyle51st, 56thAthens Summer, 2004Singapore2003-07
Andrew Rutherfurd100m freestyle41stLondon Summer, 2012Bolivia2007-08, 2010-14
Rafael Alfaro400m medley35thLondon Summer, 2012El Salvador2010-15
Josue Dominguez100 breast, 200 breast39th, 35thTokyo Summer, 2020Dominican Republic2018-23