Deane Pieters

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Deane Pieters
Personal information
Full name Deane Anthony Pieters
National team  Australia
Born (1968-07-30) 30 July 1968 (age 48)
Perth, Western Australia
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Deane Anthony Pieters (born 30 July 1968) is a freestyle swimmer who competed for Australia at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. There he was disqualified in the final of the men's 4×200-metre freestyle relay team, alongside Kieren Perkins, Duncan Armstrong and Ian Brown.[1]

At the 1991 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Edmonton, Pieters won a silver medal in the 4x200-metre freestyle. He also finished 4th in the 200-metre freestyle, 10th in the 400-metre freestyle, and 28th in the 100-metre freestyle.[2][3][4]

At the 1993 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Kobe, Japan, Pieters again won a silver medal in the 4x200-metre freestyle. He also finished 11th in the 200-metre freestyle, and 23rd in the 100-metre freestyle.[5][6][7]

Deane is a World Life Saving Champion (1990) and has won eight Australian Surf Life Saving Titles between 1990 and 1993.

He has represented Australia in swimming (1991, 1992 and 1993) and surf life saving (1990, 1991 and 1996).

Deane is general manager of business strategy and growth for the West Coast Eagles football club and formerly held the position of general manager marketing from 2001 to 2010.

The West Coast Eagles Football Club is Western Australia's premier sporting club, a leader both on and off the field in the AFL's competition. Joining the league in 1987, the team was the first non-Victorian club to win a premiership with its triumph of 1992 followed by further success in 1994 and 2006.

Deane is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program as part of the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, California, USA. Deane is also a graduate member of the Australia Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

In 2010 at the age of 41, Pieters won the Rottnest Channel Swim in a time of 4 hours, 41 minutes and 35 seconds, going one better from his 2009 result.[8]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Results of the 1991 Pan Pacific" (PDF). USA Swimming. 26 August 1991. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  3. ^ ISHOF list with all medalists in Pan Pacific Championships history Archived 10 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "1991 Pan Pacific results". Swim News. 1 September 1991. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Results of the 1993 Pan Pacific" (PDF). USA Swimming. 16 August 1993. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  6. ^ ISHOF list with all medalists in Pan Pacific Championships history Archived 10 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "1993 Pan Pacific results". Swim News. 16 August 1993. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  8. ^ [1] Rottnest Channel Swim winner announced, WAToday.com, Tim Clarke and Daile Pepper, 20 February 2010