- Paul Palmer (swimmer)
Paul Rory Palmer (born
October 18 1974in Lincoln, England) is a former international freestyle swimmer for Englandand Great Britain.
Coached by Ian Turner at the City of Lincoln Pentaqua Swimming Club, Palmer qualified for the 200 m, 400 m and 1500 m freestyle at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, finishing a respectable 9th position (winning the "B" final) in the 200 m, and 10th position in the 400 m. After this success, in order to increase his chances of a medal at the following Atlanta games, Palmer relocated to Bath, along with Turner. Training in a 50m pool, alongside other Olympic hopefuls at the performance centre allowed Palmer to take his swimming to a new level.
He won the silver medal in the 400 metres Freestyle at the
1996 Summer Olympicsin Atlanta, Georgia. A year later, at the European LC Championships 1997in Seville, he won gold in the 200 metres Freestyle.
* [http://www.olympics.org.uk/athleterecord.aspx?at=2416 Profile]
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