Andrew Hurd


Getting to know…

  • While in Athens after his 2004 Olympic races, Hurd accidentally cut himself on glass, sliced an artery, tore a ligament and damaged a nerve in his hand, requiring surgery and therapy
  • Discovered he was allergic to chlorine, among many other household items, after suffering from chronic fatigue during and after training
  • Engineering student at the University of Michigan
  • His father swam for Queen’s University

Olympic Highlights

Games Sport Event Finish
2000 Sydney Aquatics - SwimmingFreestyle 1,500m - Men23
2004 Athens Aquatics - SwimmingFreestyle Relay 4x200m - Men5
2004 Athens Aquatics - SwimmingFreestyle 400m - Men13
2004 Athens Aquatics - SwimmingFreestyle 1,500m - Men18
2008 Beijing Aquatics - SwimmingFreestyle Relay 4x200m - Men5

Notable International Results

  • Three-time Olympian with a best finish of 5th in 4x200m freestyle relay in 2004 and 2008
  • Two-time World Championships 4x200m freestyle relay (2005 silver, 2007 bronze)
  • Two-time 2006 Commonwealth Games silver medallist (400m freestyle, 1500m freestyle)