Andrew Trim

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Andrew Trim
Medal record
Men’s canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver 2000 Sydney K-2 500 m
Bronze 1996 Atlanta K-2 500 m
World Championships
Gold 1997 Dartmouth K-2 500 m
Bronze 1999 Milan K-2 500 m

Andrew Trim (born 30 December 1968 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian flatwater canoer who competed from the early 1990s to the early 2000s (decade). Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won two medals in the K-2 500 m event with a silver in 2000 and a bronze in 1996, with canoeing partner Daniel Collins (canoer).

Trim and Collins also won two medals in the K-2 500 m event at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold in 1997 and a bronze in 1999. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship for the periods 1989-1990, 1992 and 1995-1996.[1]


He entered into real estate, serving as principal of Johnson Real Estate in Birkdale. Trim later became a member of the Liberal National Party and candidate in the 2006 Queensalnd State Election [2] for the state seat of Cleveland. Trim lost to the new Labor Party candidate, Phil Weightman.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Excellence : the Australian Institute of Sport. Canberra: Australian Sports Commission. 2002. ISBN 1-74013-060-X. 
  2. ^ http://www.ecq.qld.gov.au/elections/state/state2006/pdf/CandidateContactList.pdf