Black Male Swimmers: An Olympians List and More …




Black Male Swimmers. Cullen Jones may be the most famous black male swimmer but there are other black male swimmers out there so we decided to update this post to give you a list of ten black guys who saw action in college and international swimming competitions. Let’s begin with:

1. Abdourahman Osman is a freestyle specialist from Djibouti who competed in the 2012 London Olympics.

Abdourahman Osman - djibouti olympic swimmer

2. Anthony Ervin is the first swimmer of African-American descent (his dad is Native American and African American) to medal in the Olympics. He earned a gold medal in the men’s 50-meter freestyle and a silver medal as a member of the 4×100 freestyle U.S. relay team.





black male swimmers - anthony ervin

3. Brett and Shaune Fraser. These hunky swimming brothers have been representing their native Cayman Islands in the Olympics and other international competitions.

black male swimmers - brett and shaune fraser - cayman islands

4. Dax Hill. If we are looking for a black male swimmer who will follow in the footsteps of Cullen Jones, our best bet would be NCAA champion Dax Hill.

black male swimmers - college champ - dax hill - ncaa 2012

5. Jackson Niyomugabo represented Rwanda in the London 2012 Olympics.

black male swimmers - Jackson Niyomugabo via kigalitoday - rwanda olympian

6. Adama Ouedraogo competed in the London 2012 50-meter freestyle event for Burkina Faso.

black male swimmers - olympics - Burkina Faso - Adama Ouedraogo

7. Rony Bakale (also known as Emile Bakale) was the flagbearer for Congo at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games.

black male swimmers emile ronnie bakale - congo - 2008 olympics

8. Christian Nassif represented the Central African Republic in London 2012 as well as the 2013 World Aquatics Championships.

black male swimmers olympics - Christian Nassif - wins heat 50m freestyle