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Warren Barnes

Warren Barnes
  • Born: 05/06/1985
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 196cm
  • Weight: 86kg
  • Birthplace: Scarborough, Ontario

Club:

Toronto Swim Club

Languages spoken:

English

Idols (in sport or other):

Victor Davis

Favourite activities outside of sport:

wakeboarding, skiing and basketball

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Laura Barnes (February 22, 1988)

Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:

stretch, visualise my race

Training Location(s):

University of Toronto

Preferred sport events / Specialties:

football, hockey and swim meets

Coach(es):

John Rodgers

Senior national athlete since:

2009

Nickname (s):

Wardog, Wazzer

College/ University (year graduated):

University of PIttsburgh (2009)

Focus of studies:

Communication and Rhetoric, Political Science

Other sports participated in:

Baseball

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Dumb and Dumber, Batman Begins, Matrix

Favourite quote / motto:

Heros may be remembered but legends never die.

It would surprise you to know that I …:

I really enjoy reading books on physics.

National titles (include event, year):

2010
50 Breaststroke
100 Breaststroke
200Breaststroke
2011
50 Breaststroke

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:

3 Time National Champion
Pan Pac
3 time B Finalist

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

Olympic Trials 5th place

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

Dubai 2010
50 Breaststroke – 23rd
100 Breaststroke- 22nd
200 Breaststroke – 15th

Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):

Most Valuable Swimmer (University of PIttsburgh)

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