Justin Lemberg

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Justin Lemberg
Personal information
Full name Justin William Lemberg
Nationality  Australia
Born (1966-08-23) 23 August 1966 (age 47)
Bundaberg, Queensland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Justin Lemberg (born 23 August 1966) was an Australian middle-long distance freestyle swimmer of the 1980s, who won a bronze medal in the 400m freestyle, swimming at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. He was coached by the flamboyant Laurie Lawrence.

Born and raised in Brisbane, Queensland, Lemberg put in the best performance of his life to improve his Australian record by more than 2 seconds to claim bronze, just 0.56s behind the American duo of George DiCarlo and John Mykkanen. He also competed in the 200m and 1500m freestyle events, but was eliminated in the heats. He narrowly missed a second bronze, coming 4th as part of the 4x200m freestyle relay.