21 Days Away: Former Wildcat Shaw earned silver medals in two sports

2012-07-06T00:00:00Z 21 Days Away: Former Wildcat Shaw earned silver medals in two sportsMatthew Lechuga Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
July 06, 2012 12:00 am  • 

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

Tim Shaw

• Olympics: 1976, Montreal; 1984, Los Angeles

• Local connection: Competed in swimming, diving and water polo at the University of Arizona from 1978 to 1980

• Known for: In the 1976, he won silver in the 400-meter freestyle. In 1984, he won another silver for water polo.

• Current: Shaw is working as an adaptive physical education teacher at Estancia High School in Costa Mesa, Calif.

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