Carl Probert

Carl Harvie Probert (born 13 September 1975 in Suva, Rewa, Fiji)[1] is a 5-time Olympic swimmer and National Record holder from Fiji. He swam for Fiji at the 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics.[2]

Carl Probert
Personal information
Full nameCarl Harvie Probert
Nationality Fiji
Born (1975-09-13) 13 September 1975
Suva, Rewa, Fiji

He also competed for Fiji at the 1998 Commonwealth Games, 2002 Commonwealth Games, 2006 Commonwealth Games and at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships.

He has been a student at the University of Sydney.[3]

In 2008, Probert qualified to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[4] He has not won an Olympic medal. Probert was the only Fiji Islander seeking qualification, as both Caroline Pickering and Rachel Ah Koy announced they would not taking part in the Games.[5]


  1. Probert's bio page on the official website of the 2008 Olympics; retrieved 2009-07-03.
  2. Probert's page from; retrieved 2009-07-03.
  3. "University athletes find gold in Melbourne", Graham Crooker, University of Sydney, 29 March 2006
  4. "Vueti Claims Weightlifting Card for Olympics", Fiji Village, 13 July 2008
  5. "Swimmers at turning point new seasons" Archived 7 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine, Aaron Kolinisau, Fiji Times, 26 March 2008

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