Travis Nederpelt

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Travis Nederpelt
Personal information
Full name Travis Nederpelt
National team  Australia
Born (1985-06-10) 10 June 1985 (age 30)
Perth, Western Australia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly, medley

Travis Nederpelt (born 10 June 1985) is an Australian competition swimmer from Western Australia and butterfly specialist who represented his country at the 2004 Summer Olympics at Athens and in 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[1] His best Olympic performance was 8th in the final of the men's 400-metre individual medley at Athens.[2]

Nederpelt is a record six-time winner of the popular Swim Thru Rottnest event.

His brother Jarrad Nederpelt is also a competitive club swimmer with whom he holds the current duo record for the Rottnest Channel Swim event, set in 2001.

In May 2012 at the age of 25, Nederpelt retired from competitive swimming.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Travis Nederpelt". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  2. ^ "Travis Nederpelt". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 
  3. ^ "Travis Nederpelt bids farewell to swimming". Swimming Australia. 17 May 2012. Retrieved 7 January 2015.