|Full name||Robert Braknis|
January 8, 1973 |
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (196 lb)|
|Club||City of Brampton|
|College team||Florida State University|
Robert Braknis (born January 8, 1973) is a Canadian former competition swimmer, who competed for his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics. There he finished in 16th position in the 100-metre backstroke, and in twelfth place with the men's relay team in the 4x100-medley. Braknis set the Canadian and Commonwealth record in the 50-metre backstroke in 1994.
Braknis is a graduate of Florida State University where he was a 7-time All-American and the Atlantic Coast Conference Swimmer of the Year in 1995.
He was also a torch-bearer for the 2010 Winter Olympics torch relay.
He is currently employed as a police officer for the Peel Regional Police in Brampton, Ontario.
- "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2014. Retrieved March 23, 2014.
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