Tobias Oriwol

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Tobias Oriwol
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Full nameTobias Oriwol
National teamFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Born (1985-05-13) May 13, 1985 (age 37)
Westmount, Quebec
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
ClubToronto Swim Club

Tobias Oriwol (born May 13, 1985) [1] is a Canadian backstroke swimmer who competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics in 2008 and 2012.

Tobias swam in the semifinals of the men's 200-metre backstroke at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and afterward retired to focus on his urban planning degree from Harvard University. [2] He returned to competition in 2010 and qualified to compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, and again advanced to the semifinals of his signature 200-metre event. He also swam in the preliminary heats of the 4x200-metre freestyle relay as a member of the Canadian team in that event. [3]

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