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Mike Swain
Born: 12/21/60 (Elizabeth, NJ), Height 5' 9", Weight 71 kg
Address: 138 West Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008

Sport: JUDO - Fifth Degree Black Belt (Godan)

Business: Swain Sports International 408-286-5836

Wife: Chie Swain (1992 - 61kg Olympian - Brazil)

Father-in-law: Chiaki Ishii (1972 - 95kg Olympic Bronze Medalist - Brazil)

Publications: The Clinch (book), Ashiwaza II (book), Mike Swain's Judo (video), Championship Grappling (video)

U.S. WORLD AND OLYMPIC HONORS

1977 Barcelona, Spain (World Team)
1980 Moscow, Russia (Olympic Team)
1983 Moscow, Russia (World Team)
1984 Los Angeles (Olympic Team)
1985 Seoul, Korea (World Team)
1987 Essen, Germany (World Team)
1988 Seoul, Korea (Olympic Team)
1989 Belgrade, Yugoslavia (World Team)
1992 Barcelona, Spain (Olympic Team)
1996 Atlanta (Men's Olympic Judo Coach)

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL MEDALS

GOLD

1987 World Championships - Essen Germany (First American Male to ever win)
1987 Pan American Games - Indianapolis
1991 US Open
1988 Italian Open
1984 Czechoslovakian Open
1984 Belgian Open
1982 Dutch Open

SILVER

1989 World Championships - Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1985 World Championships - Seoul, Korea
1991 Sungkok Cup - Korea
1991 Pacific Rim Championships - Hawaii
1990 Goodwill Games - Seattle
1987 Shoriki Cup - Japan
1986 Kano Cup - Japan
1985 Matsumae Cup - Austria
1985, 1983 US Open
1977 Pan American Championship - Argentina

BRONZE

1988 Olympic Games - Seoul, Korea
1989 Pacific Rim Championships - China
1987 German Open
1985 Pacific Rim Championship - Japan
1984 German Open
1983 Pan American Games - Venezuela
1983 Pacific Rim Championships - Japan
1981 Dutch Open
1981, 1980 US Open

NATIONAL HONORS

5 - Time National Champion
4 - Time National Collegiate Champion
5 - Time Olympic Sports Festival Champion

Information provided by www.swainmats.com

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