Colin Russell (swimmer)

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Colin Russell
Personal information
Full name Colin Russell
National team  Canada
Born (1984-07-02) July 2, 1984 (age 32)
Oshawa, Ontario
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Dolphins Swim Club
College team University of Toronto

Colin Russell (born July 2, 1984) is a Canadian competitive swimmer and freestyle specialist. Russell won a silver medal in the 4x200-metre freestyle relay at the 2005 World Aquatics Championships. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, he competed in the 200 metre freestyle (finishing fourteenth), 4x100-metre freestyle relay (finishing sixth), and 4x200-metre freestyle relay (finishing fifth).[1] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the 4 x 100 and the 4 x 200 metre relays.[1]

Russell was a MSc student in kinesiology at Brock University. His sister Sinead has also represented Canada in Olympic swimming.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Colin Russell Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Retrieved 2015-08-18. 

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