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Darian Townsend Bio
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 25, 2006
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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At the University of Florida: Was an All-American in 2004 and 2005 for the 100 and 200 free.


Prep: Was swim team captain in 2002... Also played water polo during high school.


National/International Competition: 2004- Competed in the Olympic Games for South Africa where he was part of the gold medal 400 free relay team (3:13.17) along with University of Arizona alumni Lyndon Ferns, Ryk Neethling and Roland Schoeman


Personal: Born Darian Roy Townsend on Aug. 8, 1984 in Durban South Africa... Son of Ted and Riba Townsend who both graduated from the University of Zimbabwe... Sister Cheryl is a swimmer at Texas Christian University... Major is sociology.


Personal Bests:

50 free- 19.84

100 free - 43.05

200 free - 1:34.03

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