Malcolm Allen (swimmer)

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Malcolm Allen
Personal information
Full name Malcolm James Allen
National team  Australia
Born (1973-05-29) 29 May 1973 (age 43)
Wauchope, New South Wales
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club ICI Maroubra

Malcolm James Allen (born 29 May 1973) is a former freestyle swimmer who competed for Australia at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He placed 13th in the 400-metre freestyle, and ended up fourth with the men's 4x200-metre freestyle relay team.[1][2] A year earlier, at the 1995 FINA Short Course World Championships in Rio de Janeiro, he won the bronze medal in the 400m Freestyle.

On 23 June 2000, Allen was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for his swimming achievements.[3]


  1. ^ The Compendium: Official Australian Olympic Statistics 1896–2002. Australian Olympic Committee. p. 167. ISBN 0-7022-3425-7. 
  2. ^ "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Malcolm Allen". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 31 December 2012.