David Sharpe
  • Born: 10/29/1990
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 178cm
  • Weight: 73cmkg
  • Birthplace: Halifax, NS

David SharpePlease note: the information below is accurate as of the London 2012 Olympic Games and will be updated in advance of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

An unexpected member of the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team, David Sharpe swam in the 200m butterfly in his first appearance on the Olympic stage, finishing 31st.

During qualifying action for the 2012 team in Montreal, Sharpe delivered a stand-out performance to win the final out of Lane 8 and dipped under the qualifying standard.

The Halifax resident and student at Dalhousie University represented Canada at the 2009 and 2011 World University Games. He is a Canada Games, Eastern Canadian and Canadian Interuniversity Sport swimming champion.

Sharpe started swimming competitively at the age of seven with the Halifax Trojans.

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2012 LondonOlympic Summer GamesAquatics - SwimmingButterfly 200m - Men - 31
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