Kirk Palmer

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Kirk Palmer
Personal information
Full name Kirk Palmer
National team  Australia
Born (1986-10-12) 12 October 1986 (age 30)
Central Coast, New South Wales
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Barker Aquatic Swim Club

Kirk Palmer (born 12 October 1986)[1] is an Australian freestyle swimmer and an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.

He was selected in the squad for the 4×200-metre freestyle relay for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He helped Australia qualify sixth in the heats, but was dropped from the finals quartet to make way for Grant Hackett and Patrick Murphy. nAustralia took the bronze medal for its third-place finish in the final.[1]

He was also a member of the Australian 4×200-metre freestyle relay team that broke the short course world record on 31 August 2007.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b "Kirk Palmer". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 November 2006.