Andy Coan, American freestyle swimmer, Died at 59


Andrew B. Coan was born on 1958 and died on March 20, 2017.

He was an American former freestyle swimmer.

During 1975, at 17 years of age, while representing Pine Crest High School at an Amateur Athletic Union swimming meet, he broke Jim Montgomery’s 12-day-old 100 metre freestyle world record.

In the same year, under the coaching of Jack Nelson, Coan won three gold medals at the 1975 FINA World Championships in Cali, Colombia.

Coan won two part of the United States 4 x 100 metre freestyle and 4 x 100 metre medley relay teams and won his the third in 100 metre freestyle event.

Andy Coan passed away at 59 years old.