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Jason Edward Lezak

Birthdate: (39)
Birthplace: Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of <private> Lezak and <private> Lezak (Mann)
Husband of <private> Lezak (DeAlva)
Brother of <private> Lezak and <private> Lezak

Managed by: Nathan Luke Cowdrey
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About Jason Edward Lezak

Jason Edward Lezak (born November 12, 1975) is an American international swimmer who is a four-time Olympic gold medalist. He formerly swam for Irvine Novaquatics. He graduated from Irvine High School in 1994, and then from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1999. He is a member of the Rose Bowl Aquatics swim club.

Lezak is a specialist in the 50-meter and 100-meter freestyle races. He also owns long-course world records in the 400m freestyle and medley relays, and is a former American record holder in the 100-meter freestyle. Lezak is one of the few elite swimmers not to have a personal coach. Despite this, Lezak enjoys team sports and fellow American Gary Hall, Jr. dubbed Lezak as a "professional relay swimmer" at the 2004 Olympic Trials before their matchup in the 100-meter freestyle.

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Jason Edward Lezak's Timeline

1975
November 12, 1975
Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
2002
August 24, 2002
- August 29, 2002
Age 26
Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan

The ninth edition of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, a long course (50 m) event, was held in 2002 in Yokohama International Swimming Pool in Yokohama, Japan, from August 24–29. One world record was set over the six-day competition.

2003
July 12, 2003
- July 27, 2003
Age 27
Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

The 10th FINA World Championships were held July 12–27, 2003 in Barcelona, Spain. The championships featured competition in all 5 of FINA's disciplines: Swimming, Diving, Synchronized Swimming, Water Polo, and Open Water Swimming.

Competition was held in the facilities all around the city: Palau Sant Jordi, Piscines Bernat Picornell, Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc, Club de Natació de Barcelona and Port Vell.

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