Moss Burmester

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Moss Burmester
Medal record
Men’s swimming
Competitor for  New Zealand
World Championships (SC)
Gold 2008 Manchester 200 m butterfly
Silver 2006 Shanghai 200 m butterfly
Commonwealth Games
Gold 2006 Melbourne[1] 200 m butterfly
Bronze 2006 Melbourne 100 m butterfly

Moss James Burmester (born 19 June 1981 in Hastings, New Zealand) is a New Zealand swimmer. His specialist event is the 200m butterfly in which he holds the Commonwealth record of 1:54.35 set at the 2008 Summer Olympics. His career highlights in the 200m butterfly are 4th at the 2008 Olympics and gold medallist at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne where he set a Commonwealth Games record of 1:56.64.

He was the bronze medallist in the 100m butterfly at the 2006 Commonwealth Games with a time of 52.73 and set a New Zealand record of 52.37 when qualifying for New Zealand's 2008 Olympic team.

Career highlights[edit]

2008 Olympics[edit]

In the 200m butterfly final, Burmester led for the first 50m, slipped to second behind Michael Phelps for the middle 100m and finished 4th equal, setting a Commonwealth record of 1:54.35.[2]

2006 Commonwealth Games[edit]

2004 Olympic Games[edit]

2002 Commonwealth Games[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swimming Schedule and Results". Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  2. ^ Norquay, Kevin (13 August 2008). "Blazing Burmester sparks up NZ Games team". The New Zealand Herald. NZPA. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Men's 200m Butterfly Final - Result, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
  4. ^ Men's 100m Butterfly Final - Result, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
  5. ^ 2002 Commonwealth Games - Medals Tally by Sport

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