|Full name||Robert Peter Renwick|
21 July 1988 |
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)|
|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.
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.
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.