After Rottnest channel swim 2005
|Full name||Kingsley Haldane Bugarin|
3 August 1968 |
Mount Lawley, Western Australia
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
|Strokes||Breaststroke, Individual Medley, Freestyle, Butterfly|
|Club||Swan Hills swimming club|
Kingsley Haldane Bugarin, OAM (born 3 August 1968) is an Australian Paralympic and vision impaired swimmer. He was born in Mount Lawley, Western Australia. He attended La Salle College, Perth. He competed in five consecutive Summer Paralympics from 1984 to 2000, winning a total of five gold, eight silver, and six bronze medals. He held the Australian record for the highest Paralympic medal count until it was surpassed in 2012 by Matthew Cowdrey.
In 2008 he was inducted into the Western Australian swimming association hall of fame.
- "Bugarin, Kingsley Haldane, OAM". It's an Honour. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
- Xth Paralympic Games Atlanta U.S.A. August 15-25 1996 : Australia : team handbook. Sydney: Australian Paralympic Federation. 1996. p. 70.
- "Hall of Excellene 2008 Inductees" (PDF). La Salle College Website. Retrieved 15 March 2012.
- Results for kingsley bugarin from the International Paralympic Committee
- Foreman, Glenn (6 September 2012). "Matt Cowdrey becomes Australia's greatest Paralympian with 11th gold medal". News Limited Network. Retrieved 5 September 2012.
- "OWS Round 8 - Cottesloe Series Points" (PDF). Swimming WA. p. 1.
- Nihil, G. (2006). Australian Institute of Sport : celebrating excellence. Focus Publishing. p. 105. ISBN 1-921156-16-3.
- "Bugarin, Kingsley: Australian Sports Medal". It's an Honour. Retrieved 15 January 2012.
- "Swimming WA annual report 2007/08" (PDF). Swimming WA. p. 25.
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