Glenn Buchanan

Queenslander Glenn Buchanan smashed the Australian record in winning the bronze medal in the men’s 100m butterfly final in 1984, recording a time of 53.85 seconds. He then won a second bronze medal in the 4x100m medley relay, teaming with Mark Stockwell, Mark Kerry and Peter Evans. Buchanan has been a popular swimming and sporting identity in Townsville for many years. In 2000 he was honoured when chosen as a runner in the Olympic Torch Relay when it passed through Townsville.

Olympic Results

Los Angeles 1984 - Summer Olympic Games

100m Butterfly - Men
Heat 54.86 1st
Final A 53.85 3rd  
Final Placing 3 / 53
4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men
Heat KERRY, M; EVANS, P; SIEBEN, J; BROOKS, N 3:43.93 1st
Final KERRY, M; EVANS, P; BUCHANAN, G; STOCKWELL, M 3.43.25 3  
Final Placing 3 / 21

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