Iain Murray Rose

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Birthday
6, 1939
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 15, 2012 (73)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1939
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 15, 2012 (73)

About

Six-time Australian Olympic medalist in swimming who died of leukemia. He won four gold medals in freestyle events.

Before Fame

He attended Cranbrook School in Bellevue Hill, Sydney.

Trivia

He received the Australian Sports Medal in 2000 and received the Centenary Medal in 2001.

Family Life

He married first wife Bobbie Whitby and adopted her daughter, Somerset. He married his second wife, ballerina Jodi Wintz, on October 20, 1988, and welcomed a son, Trevor, in 1990.

Associated With

He was a legendary Olympic swimmer, much like Michael Phelps.