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Biography

PIPER Jim

Nationality Australia Flag AUS Australia
Birth Date 13/08/1981
Gender Men
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs)  
Events Inscribed   Aquatics Swimming Men's 100m Breaststroke
Aquatics Swimming Men's 200m Breaststroke
Medals Won BRONZE Medal BRONZE -  Men's 200m Breaststroke

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
17 Mar
10:34
SAS Men's 100m Breaststroke
Heat 05
Australia Flag AUS  - PIPER Jim (4) 1:02.79 Completed
17 Mar
19:55
SAS Men's 100m Breaststroke
Semifinal 02
Australia Flag AUS  - PIPER Jim Completed
21 Mar
10:16
SAS Men's 200m Breaststroke
Heat 03
Australia Flag AUS  - PIPER Jim (1) 2:15.52 Completed
21 Mar
19:23
SAS Men's 200m Breaststroke
Final A
Australia Flag AUS  - PIPER Jim (3) 2:12.26 Completed

Place Of Birth Campbelltown, Australia
Residence Western Australia
Occupation Student/Athlete
Coach Alan Thompson
Influential Person Alan Thompson
Idol Kieren Perkins and Michael Jordan
Recent Results FINA World Championships (Montreal, July-2005)
14th in the 100m breaststroke (1:01.67)
4th in the 200m breaststroke (2:12.42)
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002
8th in the 50m breaststroke (30.45)
7th in the 100m breaststroke (1:02.68)
Gold in the 200m breaststroke (2:13.10)
Gold in the 4 x 100m medley relay (3:36.05)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
6th in the heat of the 100m breaststroke (1:02.16)
Disqualified in the final of the 200m breaststroke
3rd in the heat of the 4 x 100m medley relay (3:39.14)
Other World ranking: 129th in the 50m breaststroke (2005)
17th in the 100m breaststroke (2005)
2nd in the 200m breaststroke (2005)

Personal Best:
50m breaststroke - 28.45
100m breaststroke - 1:01.38
200m breaststroke - 2:10.70

Jim was unfortunately disqualified in the final of the 200m breaststroke at the Athens Olympics.

He continued his reign as Australia's 200m breaststroke king with victory at the 2005 Telstra Trials, with a 2:10.76 swim.

He is a former long course and current short course Commonwealth Record holder in the 200m breaststroke.

He started swimming when he was six years old and his hobbies include going to the beach, movies, music and Playstation 2.

His honours include the 2002 Male Breaststroker of the Year, the 2003 Telstra Australia Male Breaststroker of the Year, and the 2004 Swimming Australia Male Breaststroker of the Year.

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