Daniel H. Veatch|
(1965 - living) U.S.A.
Financial management controller and swimmer
Dan competed in the Seoul Olympics of 1988. He finished seventh in the 200-meter backstroke, his specialty. Also on his swimming resume are victories in the 200 back at the Pan Pacific Games in Brisbane in 1987 and in Tokyo in 1989. Only an unfortunate hamstring pull at the '92 Olympic Trials, just ten minutes before the 200 back, kept him from further Olympic fame.
He still holds the Princeton record in the 200 backstroke. U.S. Open men's swimming champion in same event 1987-89-90-91. Dan has swam at meets of the International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics. He lives in San Francisco, California and has swum for University of San Francisco Masters since 1993.