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Kirk Palmer (born 12 October 1986)[1] is an Australian freestyle swimmer and an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.

Kirk Palmer
Personal information
Full nameKirk Palmer
National team Australia
Born (1986-10-12) 12 October 1986 (age 32)
Central Coast, New South Wales
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
ClubBarker 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.[1]

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.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b "Kirk Palmer". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 November 2006.