Sean Murphy (swimmer)

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Sean Murphy
Personal information
Full name Sean Murphy
National team Canada
Born (1964-03-21) March 21, 1964 (age 53)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Etobicoke Swim Club
College team Stanford University

Sean Murphy (born March 21, 1964) is a former backstroke swimmer from Canada, who competed for six years on the Canadian national swimming team, setting several national records. Murphy competed in several international competitions, including the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, Commonwealth Games, World University Games, FINA World Aquatics Championships, and the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. There he finished in 8th in the final of the men's 100-metre backstroke.[1]

Murphy attended Stanford University, and competed for the Stanford Cardinal swimming and diving team from 1985 to 1988. As a college swimmer, he won three individual National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championships and contributed to three NCAA national team championships.

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  1. ^, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Sean Murphy. Retrieved May 5, 2015.