|Full name||Kevin Thomas Boyd|
23 June 1966 |
Kingston upon Hull, England
|Height||2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||93 kg (205 lb)|
Borough of South Tyneside
Kevin Thomas Boyd (born 23 June 1966) is an English former competitive swimmer who represented Great Britain in the Olympics and World University Games, and England in the Commonwealth Games, during the 1980s. He competed internationally in freestyle swimming events.
Boyd attended Hymers College in Hull and, along with elder brother Stephen, joined the local swimming club Hull Olympic in 1972. He soon became a proficient swimmer at local and county level in backstroke events, before switching to freestyle in his teens. He joined the Borough of South Tyneside swimming club in 1984 after beginning his degree in medicine at Durham University.
He competed in the 400-metre freestyle and the 1500-metre freestyle at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, finishing 7th in both finals. He was a member of the British men's squad that competed in the qualifying heats of the 4×200-metre freestyle relay.
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