What happened to Duke Kahanamoku?

What happened to Duke Kahanamoku?

Kahanamoku died of a heart attack at the age of 77 on 22 January 1968.

When did Duke Kahanamoku die?

January 22, 1968
Duke Kahanamoku/Date of death

Where did Duke Kahanamoku die?

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Duke Kahanamoku/Place of death

What was Duke Kahanamoku famous for?

Known as Duke, or “The Duke,” Kahanamoku was a three-time Olympic gold medal winner. He broke another record and won a gold medal for the 100-meter freestyle swim at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, where he also won a silver medal in the 200-meter relay event.

What famous swimmer never lost a race in his 10 year career?

Ryan Lochte

Personal information
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Sport Swimming

Is Hawaii closer to California or Japan?

The state of Hawaii is about 2400 mi. (4000 km) from California and about 4000 mi. (6500 km) from Japan.

Is it legal to eat your first wife in Hawaii?

In the ancient Hawaiian Orakama tribe, it was illegal for a man to eat his second wife. But eating your first wife is not only legal – it’s encouraged? 11. It is illegal to use imitation milk in a milkshake without warning.

Who is the best swimmer in the world?

Top 10 Swimmers of All Time

  • Michael Phelps, born 1985.
  • Aleksandr Popov, born 1971.
  • Pieter van den Hoogenband, born 1978.
  • Johnny Weissmuller, born 1904 – died 1984.
  • Grant Hackett, born 1980.
  • Krisztina Egerszegi, born 1974.
  • Debbie Meyer, born 1952.
  • Kristin Otto, born 1966. Kristin Otto is a German Olympic swimming champion.

How old was Katie Ledecky in her first Olympics?

Embracing the pain of training for gold. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in suburban Maryland, Ledecky made her Olympic debut at 15, at the 2012 London Games. She stunned the swim world by winning gold in the 800m, setting a fast pace that has become her trademark in distance races.