Scott Dickens

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Scott Dickens
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Personal information
Full name Andrew Scott Dickens
Nickname(s) "Scotty"
National team  Canada
Born (1984-08-04) August 4, 1984 (age 33)
Burlington, Ontario
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Pacific Dolphins
College team University of British Columbia

Andrew Scott Dickens (born August 4, 1984) is a former competitive swimmer from Canada, who mostly competes in the breaststroke events. He claimed two medals at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dickens won his first national title at the 2004 Canadian Olympic Trials, earning his first trip to the Olympic Games where he finished 19th in the 100-metre breaststroke.[1]

Dickens finished 8th in the semifinal heat and 16th overall in the 100-metre breaststroke at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Dickens was feeling sick during his semifinal race, with a running nose the morning of the race. He also finished in 16th in the 200-metre breaststroke, and was part of the Canadian team that finishing in 8th place in the men's 4 x 100 medley relay.[1]

On October 23, 2013, Dickens announced he was retiring from swimming after ten years with the national team.


  1. ^ a b, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Scott Dickens. Retrieved August 23, 2015.

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