Warren Barnes

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Warren Barnes
Personal information
Full nameWarren Barnes
Nationality Canada
Born (1985-05-06) May 6, 1985 (age 34)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Height1.905 m (6 ft 3 in)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke
ClubToronto Swim Club
College teamPittsburgh Panthers

Warren Barnes (born May 6, 1985) is a former Canadian swimmer. He was a National Team Member, and University of Pittsburgh alumnus.[1][2] He competed on the Canadian National Team from 2009-2012, and won the last race of his career at Canadian Nationals in 2013.[3]

He is a five time National Champion in the breaststroke events. His first career win was in 2010, and he also set two Ontario records that year.[4] His most notable accomplishment was his 4th-place finish at the Pan Am Games in Guadalajara, Mexico 2011.[5] He was also named most valuable swimmer in Ontario in 2011, earning the Bob Pirie award.[6] Warren now coaches Canada's next generation of swimmers at Region of Waterloo swim club (ROW swim club)

In 2014-15, he occasionally came into coach at Upper Canada College's Varsity Swim Team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ TotalShares. "Warren Barnes | Canadian Olympic Committee". Olympic.ca. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
  2. ^ "Warren Barnes Bio - PittsburghPanthers.com - University of Pittsburgh Official Athletic Site". PittsburghPanthers.com. 1985-05-06. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
  3. ^ "Warren Barnes wins last race of career at Summer Nationals". Swimming.ca. Swimming Canada. 19 July 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
  4. ^ "Valuable first Canadian swimming title for Warren Barnes at Summer Nationals". Swimming.ca. Swimming Canada. 30 July 2010. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
  5. ^ "Warren Barnes one step short of podium at Pan Am Games". Swimming.ca. Swimming Canada. 19 October 2011. Retrieved 2014-01-21.
  6. ^ "Swim Ontario". Swim Ontario. Retrieved 2014-01-21.