Patrick Murphy (swimmer)

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Patrick Murphy
Personal information
Full name Patrick Murphy
National team  Australia
Born (1984-02-22) 22 February 1984 (age 34)
Albury, New South Wales
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 88 kg (194 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle, backstroke
Club MLC Aquatic, Melbourne Vicentre

Patrick Murphy (born 22 February 1984) is an Australian sprint freestyle and backstroke swimmer. He is an Australian relay team veteran since 2005. He has captured four FINA world championship medals and two Olympic bronze medals. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1]

In April 2014, Murphy was named an Athlete Role Model for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.[2]

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  1. ^ AIS at the Olympics Archived 6 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Patrick Murphy to make a splash at the Youth Olympic Games". Swimming Australia. 23 April 2014. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2015.