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Full name  Mitchell Larkin
Strokes  Backstroke
Height  1.87 m
Sport  Swimming
Role  Swimmer

National team  Australia
Name  Mitch Larkin
Nickname(s)  "Mitch"
Club  St Peters Western
Weight  72 kg
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Born  9 July 1993 (age 22) (1993-07-09) Buderim, Queensland
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Mitchell Larkin (born 9 July 1993) is an Australian competitive swimmer who specialises in backstroke events. He competed for Australia in swimming at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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Career

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Larkin won a gold medal in the 200-metre backstroke and a silver medal in both the 50-metre and 100-metre backstroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, and two gold in the 100-metre and 200-metre backstroke at the 2015 FINA world championships in Kazan, Russia.

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His personal best in long course events are 52.11 for the 100 metre backstroke and 1:53.17 for the 200 metre backstroke, both set at the Dubai world cup in November 2015.

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In November 2015, Larkin broke the short course world record in the 200-metre backstroke, lowering it to 1:45.63.

Mitch Larkin Rio Olympics Mitch Larkin Is The Reigning World Swimmer Of The Year

At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Larkin represented Australia in the 100m and 200m backstroke and the 4 x 100m medley relay. In the 100m backstroke, Larkin was the third fastest in the heats with a time of 53.04 and third fastest out of the two second semi-final heats with a time of 52.70.

Mitch Larkin Mitch Larkin named International Swimming Federations male swimmer

Despite only being three hundredths slower than his gold medal winning time at the 2015 world championships, he missed out on a medal, finishing fourth in the final with a time of 52.43.


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