|Full name||Kirk Palmer|
|Born||12 October 1986|
Central Coast, New South Wales
|Height||1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||87 kg (192 lb)|
|Club||Barker Aquatic Swim Club|
He was selected in the squad for the 4×200-metre freestyle relay for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He helped Australia qualify sixth in the heats, but was dropped from the finals quartet to make way for Grant Hackett and Patrick Murphy. nAustralia took the bronze medal for its third-place finish in the final.
He was also a member of the Australian 4×200-metre freestyle relay team that broke the short course world record on 31 August 2007.