James Walsh (swimmer)

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James Walsh
Personal information
Full name James Bernard Walsh
Nickname(s) "J.B."
Nationality  Philippines
Born (1986-12-23) December 23, 1986 (age 28)
Pensacola, Florida, USA
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 154 lb (70 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
College team University of Florida

James Bernard Walsh (born December 23, 1986) is an American-born swimmer who represented the Philippines in the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

Walsh accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he swam for coach Gregg Troy's Florida Gators swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 2004 to 2008. Walsh graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science in 2008.

Walsh is the Filipino national record holder in the 200-meter butterfly.

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  1. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, James Walsh. Retrieved July 15, 2010.