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Anthony Lee Ervin

Birthplace: Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of <private> Ervin and <private> Ervin (Elkins)
Brother of <private> Ervin
Half brother of <private> Jozwiakowski (Ervin)

Occupation: Team USA swimmer
Managed by: Nathan Luke Cowdrey
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Immediate Family

    • <private> Ervin (Elkins)
    • <private> Ervin
    • <private> Ervin
    • <private> Ervin
      father's ex-partner
    • <private> Jozwiakowski (Ervin)
      half sibling

About Anthony Ervin

Anthony Ervin is an American competition swimmer who has won two Olympic medals and two World Championship golds. At the 2000 Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal in the men's 50-meter freestyle, and earned a silver medal as a member of the second-place U.S. relay team in the 4×100-meter freestyle event. He is the first swimmer of African American descent to medal in Olympic swimming.

Ervin stopped swimming competitively at the age of 22 in 2003 and auctioned off his 2000 Olympic gold medal on eBay to aid survivors of the 2004 tsunami, but he began to train again in 2011.

Ervin competed in the 50-meter freestyle event at the 2012 Summer Olympics where he placed fifth. He will compete again at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Anthony Ervin's Timeline

May 26, 1981
Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California, United States