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Kieren PerkinsEdit

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Country: Australia
Sport: Swimming
Events: 400 m Freestyle, 800 m Freestyle, 1500 m Freestyle, 4x200 m freestyle relay
Olympics Attended: 1992, 1996, 2000,
2012 Candidate
Olympic Medals Won
Gold medal icon Gold Silver medal icon Silver Bronze medal icon Bronze
2 2 0
Personal Information
Nickname(s) The King
Birthdate 14 August 1973
Birthplace Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.94 m)
Weight 198 lbs (90 kg)
Hometown Brisbane


BiographyEdit

Kieren John Perkins is an Australian swimmer, and one of the world's best-ever long-distance swimmers. He won an Olympic gold medal in 1992 and another in 1996, both in the 1500 meter freestyle, and silver medals in the 400 meter freestyle in 1994, and the 1500 meter freestyle in 2000.

OlympicsEdit

  • Gold - 1992 Barcelona - 1500m freestyle
  • Silver - 1992 Barcelona - 400m freestyle
  • Gold - 1996 Atlanta - 1500m freestyle
  • Silver - 2000 Sydney - 1500m freestyle

Other CompetitionsEdit

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • Gold - 1994 Rome - 400m freestyle
  • Gold - 1994 Rome - 1500m freestyle
  • Silver - 1991 Perth - 1500m freestyle

Commonwealth GamesEdit

  • Gold - 1994 Victoria - 200m freestyle
  • Gold - 1994 Victoria - 400m freestyle
  • Gold - 1994 Victoria - 1500m freestyle
  • Gold - 1994 Victoria - 4x200m freestyle
  • Silver - 1990 Auckland - 1500m freestyle
  • Bronze - 1998 Kuala Lumpur - 1500 m freestyle

Pan Pacific ChampionshipsEdit

  • Gold - 1991 Edmonton - 400m freestyle
  • Gold - 1991 Edmonton - 800m freestyle
  • Gold - 1991 Edmonton - 1500m freestyle
  • Gold - 1993 Kobe - 400m freestyle
  • Gold - 1993 Kobe - 800m freestyle
  • Gold - 1993 Kobe - 1500m freestyle
  • Gold - 1995 Atlanta - 1500m freestyle
  • Silver - 1995 Atlanta - 800m freestyle
  • Silver - 1991 Edmonton - 4x200m freestyle
  • Silver - 1993 Kobe - 4x200m freestyle

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