Adam Sioui

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Adam Sioui
Personal information
Full name Adam Carter Sioui
National team  Canada
Born (1982-05-10) May 10, 1982 (age 35)
Trenton, Ontario
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 88 kg (194 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly, freestyle
College team University of Calgary
University of Florida

Adam Carter Sioui (born May 10, 1982) is a former competition swimmer who represented Canada in international events. He was a butterfly and freestyle specialist and was the Canadian national record-holder in the 200-metre butterfly.

Early years[edit]

Sioui was born in Trenton, Ontario, Canada.

U.S. college career[edit]

Sioui attended 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 2002 to 2005. During his four-year college career, he received nineteen All-American honors and was the NCAA national champion in the 200-metre freestyle in 2002.

International career[edit]

At 2007 Canadian National Championships, he won gold in the 100-metre freestyle, 100-metre butterfly and 200-metre butterfly. He competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in 100-metre and 200-metre butterfly and his Canadian team finished fifth in the 4x200-metre freestyle relay.[1] He received a National Aboriginal Achievement Award, now known as the Indspire Awards in 2009.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Adam Sioui. Retrieved July 20, 2014.
  2. ^ Indspire.ca, Laureate, Adam Sioui, [1]. Retrieved October 13, 2016.