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Melanie Wright

Melanie Wright About Swimmer known for representing Australia in the Olympics. She won gold medals in the 4×100 relay in the 2008 games and the 4×200 in London in 2012. Other Informations She attended the University of Queensland and graduated with a degree in biomedical science. She first competed for Australia in 2006. She was …

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Michael Delany

Michael Delany About Australian freestyle swimmer who won a silver medal in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. He was a member of the Australian swimming team known as the “mean machine.” Other Informations He won gold in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay at the 1982 Commonwealth Games. He won …

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Julia Wilkinson

Julia Wilkinson About Backstroke, freestyle, and medley Swimmer who made her Olympic debut in 2008, where she set a Canadian 100 meter backstroke record. Other Informations She attended Texas A&M, where she was the 2008 Big 12 Swimmer of the Year. In 2010 she won three bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games. Her parents are …

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Mark Foster

Mark Foster About British swimmer who specialized in short course swimming, and retired as one of the most successful British swimmers of all time. Other Informations He attended Millfield School. He is a supporter of the charity The Anaphylaxis Campaign. He grew up in England and was born in Essex. He was on The Million …

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James Crisp

James Crisp About Paralympic swimmer who won seven medals at the 2000 Paralympics, including three gold medals. Other Informations He began swimming as psychotherapy when he contracted polio as a child. He has won numerous gold medals at the IPC Swimming World Championships. He was born in Nottingham. He competed at the 2012 Paralympics, which …

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Stephanie Proud

Stephanie Proud About Backstroke swimmer who made her Olympic debut at the 2012 Summer Games in London. Other Informations She won back-to-back gold medals in the 200 meter backstroke at the 2003 and 2004 European Junior Swimming Championships. She won a gold medal in the 200 meter backstroke at the 2009 Summer Universiade. She was …

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Natalie DuToit

Natalie DuToit About Paralympian swimmer who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, becoming the first amputee to ever qualify for the Olympics. Other Informations She was a competitive swimmer as a teenager before having her leg amputated in 2001; she was swimming again in just three months. She won five gold medals at …

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Inge de Bruijn

Inge de Bruijn About Dutch swimmer and four-time Olympic champion, she won four gold, two silver and two bronze medals over her decorated career. Other Informations She made her debut in 1991 at the World Aquatics Championships, winning a bronze medal with the 4×100 m relay team. She set world records in the 50 meter …

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Sophie Pascoe

Sophie Pascoe About Paralympic swimmer who took home three gold medals at both the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. In 2013 she won the Halberg Award for Disabled Sportsperson of the Year. Other Informations Her left leg was amputated following a lawn-mowing accident in 1995. At 15 years old, she became the youngest athlete from …

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Park Tae-Hwan

Park Tae-Hwan About South Korean swimmer who won the gold in the men’s 400-meter freestyle and became the first Korean to medal in swimming. Other Informations He began competitively swimming at the age of seven. He was exempted from two years of mandatory military service in South Korea. He was born to a father who …

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Kristy Kowal

Kristy Kowal About American Olympic swimmer who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, winning the silver medal in the 200 meter breaststroke. Other Informations She attended the University of Georgia where she was on the swim team. She was inducted into the National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 2010. She became an …

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Mireia Belmonte

Mireia Belmonte About World record-holding Spanish swimmer who won two silver medals at the 2012 Olympic games, becoming the first swimmer from her country to medal twice at one Games. Other Informations She started competing at the World Youth Championships in 2006. She won her first gold medals in competition in 2008. In 2013, she …