Alexander Baumann, (born April 21, 1964) is a Canadian sports administrator and former competitive swimmer who won two gold medals and set two world records at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Since he retired from competitive swimming, he has worked as an administrator in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Born in Prague (former Czechoslovakia), Baumann was raised in Canada after his family moved there in 1969 following the Prague Spring. The family settled in Sudbury, Ontario, where, at the age of nine, Baumann became involved in competitive swimming, training at Laurentian University. He was named Honorary Colonel of of the Royal Canadian Air Force based in Ottawa in June 2011. Alex Baumann was inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.