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Palmer, Kylie (1990 - )

Born
25 February 1990
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Olympian and Swimmer

Summary

At the Beijing Olympics, Kylie Palmer won gold for the 4x200 Womans relay team, with other members Stephanie Rice, Bronte Barratt and Linda MacKenzie. Kylie swam the fastest leg of the race for the Australian team, helping them to a world record time and defeating the teams from the U.S.A and China.

In London, in 2012, she followed up with a silver medal in the 4 x 200m relay.

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Events

2008
Gold Medalist at Beijing Olympic Games - Swimming - 4 x 200m Freestyle relay
2010
Gold Medalist at the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games - Swimming - 200m Freestyle
2012
Silver Medalist at the London Olympic Games - Swimming - 4 x 200m Freestyle relay

Sources used to compile this entry: Wesbite of Swimming Australia, 2009, http://www.swimming.org.au/.

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