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Ryan Murphy with gold medal
Joseph Schooling with gold medal
Caeleb Dressel with gold medal

Since 1972 Bolles has had swimmers represented at each Olympics. A total of 54 Bolles students or former students have participated in the Olympics, representing a total of 28 countries or territories including American Samoa, Bahamas, Barbados, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Guam, Israel, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, St. Lucia, Suriname, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Zambia.

Bolles swimming alumni include 13 Olympic medalists, winning a total of 20 medals. Bolles coaches and former coaches have also had at presence at the Olympics since 1988.

Nine members of the Bolles Sharks club have swum in the Olympics since the 2004 Games. Although not students or alumni, these swimmers trained at Bolles under the Bolles coaching staff.

Interviews with 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Murphy '13 and his mom, Katy, about their Bolles experiences

Interview with 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Joseph Schooling'14 during his senior year at Bolles