Jesse Vassallo

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Birthday
9, 1961
Birthplace
Puerto Rico
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Puerto Rico

About

First Puerto Rican to be inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame, he competed for the United States in the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Before Fame

He attended Academia Cristo Rey in Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Trivia

He won gold in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the 1976 U.S. Swimming Nationals.

Family Life

He was raised with four brothers.

Associated With

He did not attend the 1980 Olympics due to the boycott instituted by President Jimmy Carter.