Bruce Hunter (swimmer)

American swimmer, Olympic athlete
Hunter in 1960

Richard Bruce Hunter (July 6, 1939 – July 6, 2018) was an American competition swimmer. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He represented the United States at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome.[1] Hunter swam in the men's 100-meter freestyle, advanced to the finals, and finished fourth overall with a time of 55.6 seconds.[1][2]


Hunter died on his 79th birthday on July 6, 2018 in Boston.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Bruce Hunter. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  2., Olympic Sports, Swimming at the 1960 Roma Summer Games, Men's 100 metres Freestyle Final. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  3. Bruce Hunter's obituary