Roy-Allan Burch

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Roy-Allan Burch
Personal information
Birth nameRoy-Allan Saul Burch
Born (1985-11-29) 29 November 1985 (age 32)
bermuda
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
Country Bermuda
SportSwimming
Event(s)50m freestyle
Updated on 21 July 2012.

Roy-Allan Saul Burch (born 29 November 1985)[1] is an Olympic and national-record holding swimmer from Bermuda. He swam for Bermuda at the 2008 Olympics and 2012 Olympics.[2][3]

At the 2011 World Championships, he swam to new Bermuda Records in the 50 and 100 frees (22.69 and 51.01).

In March 2011, in preparation for the 2012 Olympics, Burch moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in the USA to train under coach David Marsh.[4]

He has swum for Bermuda at:

  • Olympics: 2008, 2012
  • World Championships: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013
  • Commonwealth Games: 2010, 2014
  • Pan American Games: 2007, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burch's entry from sports-reference.com; retrieved 2012-06-12.
  2. ^ "Roy-Allan Burch". Beijing 2008. ESPN. 2008. Retrieved 24 May 2012.
  3. ^ CCS National Championships 2012 published by the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association on 2012-06-11; retrieved 2012-06-12.
  4. ^ "Roy Allan Burch Moves to Charlotte to Train". Bernews. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2012.