Robert Renwick

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For the British industrialist, see Robert Renwick, 1st Baron Renwick.
Robert Renwick
Personal information
Full name Robert Peter Renwick
Nickname(s) Robbie, Rabs
Nationality  Scotland
Born (1988-07-21) 21 July 1988 (age 27)
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club University of Stirling

Robert Peter "Robbie" Renwick is a Scottish swimmer who first rose to prominence by swimming the anchor leg in the Scottish men's 4×200 metre freestyle relay team at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. However, the team won silver, after Renwick was narrowly touched out by the opposing English relay team.

Swimming career[edit]

Robert qualified for Team GB at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in two events, the 200 m freestyle and the 4×200 m freestyle relay. He achieved this by finishing second, behind Ross Davenport, in the 2008 Long Course British Championships (incorporating the Olympic trials). His time in the final was 1:48.29.

Renwick won the gold medal in the 200m freestyle at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Robert holds the British record for the 200m freestyle in a time of 1.45.99, and is a member of the 4x200 free relay team who have the record which stands at 7.05.67.

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