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Simon Burnett
Simon Burnett

RS Junior

Tetsworth, U.K

High School:
John Hampden Grammar School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 170




Personal Bests
200 free - 1:33.69

2003-04 Season: Redshirting for the season in preparation for the 2004 Olympic Games...

2002-03 Season: 2003 NCAA champion in the 200 free (1:33.69)... Earned All-America honors in six different events... At 2003 NCAA Championships, was also part of the third-place 400 free relay, the fourth-place 200 free relay, the 10th-place 800 free relay and the 10th-place 200 medley relay... Swam in the prelims of the 100 free as well... At 2003 Pac-10 Championships, was runner-up in the 200 free (1:36.72) and 13th in the 100 free (45.14)... Was also part of the 400 free relay and the 400 medley relay, both of which finished third... In dual meet action, was second in both the 100 and 200 free against Arizona State... Won both the 200 free and 200 back against California... Was second in the 200 free and fourth in the 200 back against Stanford... Joined the team in January of 2003, at semester break...

National & International Competition - 2003: Competed in the European Championships and the World Championships... Part of an 800 free relay that finished sixth at the 2003 World Championships... 2002: Bronze medalist in the 800 free relay at the 2002 Commonwealth Games... Finished sixth in the 200 free at the 2002 European Championships...

Prep: Graduated from John Hampden Grammar School in the U.K.... Competed for the Wycombe District Swimming Club in the U.K.... 2003 national champion in the 200 free... Helped club to a 10th-place finish in the National League in 2001...

Personal: Born Simon Andrew Burnett on April 14, 1983, in Oxford, U.K.... Son of Ray Burnett and Melanie Robinson... Has an older brother, Mark, and a younger brother, James... Majoring in business.