Mike Brown (swimmer)

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Mike Brown
Personal information
Full name Michael Andrew Brown
Nickname(s) "Mike"
National team  Canada
Born (1984-05-05) May 5, 1984 (age 32)
Perth, Ontario
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Perth Stingrays Aquatic Club
College team University of Calgary

Michael Andrew Brown (born May 5, 1984) is a Canadian former competitive swimmer. He started swimming at age seven and was a student at the University of Calgary. Brown's dream was to become an olympian for Canada and it became true when he succeeded to qualify for 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. He broke 200-meter breaststroke Canadian record and was placed 6th.

His best finish at a world championships was at the 2005 championships in Montreal, when he finished 2nd in the 200-metre breaststroke. Brown won gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, beating his opponent by 0.01 of a second. He was born in Perth, Ontario.

Brown competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 100-metre breaststroke and 200-metre breaststroke. He finished 20th in the 100-metre heats with a time of 1:00.98 and 4th in the 200-metre final with a Canadian Record 2:08.84.

After serving his country for eight years in the national team, Brown announced his retirement in 2009 but it didn't seem long lasting and he was seen back in the pools by 2010, fueled and determined for 2012 Summer Olympics.

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  1. ^ "Montreal 2005 Results". Archived from the original on 2007-01-28. Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  2. ^ "Swimming Schedule and Results". Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
  3. ^ "BBC Sport Commonwealth Games 2002 Statistics". BBC News. Retrieved 2007-08-29. 

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