Patrick Murphy (swimmer)

Patrick Murphy (born 22 February 1984) is an Australian sprint freestyle and backstroke swimmer. He is an Australian relay team veteran since 2005. He has four FINA world championship medals and two Olympic bronze medals. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1]

Patrick Murphy
Personal information
Full namePatrick Murphy
National team Australia
Born (1984-02-22) 22 February 1984
Albury, New South Wales
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight88 kg (194 lb)
StrokesFreestyle, backstroke
ClubMLC Aquatic, Melbourne Vicentre

In April 2014, Murphy was named an Athlete Role Model for the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.[2]

See also


  1. AIS at the Olympics Archived 6 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. "Patrick Murphy to make a splash at the Youth Olympic Games". Swimming Australia. 23 April 2014. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
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