Clark Burckle

Clark Burckle
Clark Burckle
Personal information
Full name Christopher Clark Burckle, Jr.
Nationality  United States
Born February 23, 1988 (1988-02-23) (age 23)
Louisville, Kentucky
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Breaststroke, Medley
Club Lakeside Swim Team
College team University of Florida
University of Arizona

Christopher Clark Burckle, Jr. (born February 23, 1988) is an American college and international swimmer. He was a finalist in the 200 m breaststroke and 400 m individual medley at the 2008 US Olympic Trials. Burckle was a member of the 2008-09 USA Swimming National Team.

Burckle was born in Louisville, Kentucky.

Burckle initially attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he swam for coach Gregg Troy's Florida Gators swimming and diving team. For his senior year, he transferred to the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, where he swam for the Arizona Wildcats swimming team. Burckle won the NCAA championship in the 200-yard breaststroke while.[2] He is the younger brother of Olympic bronze medalist Caroline Burckle, who also swam for Florida.


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