Richard Weinberger

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  • Birth Place: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Profession: Swimmer
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Fast Facts

  • Born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, but also lived in Saudi Arabia, Newfoundland and Halifax with his father, who was an airline pilot.
  • Began swimming at the age of 6 to alleviate high energy, which caused him problems in school.
  • Became an open-water swimmer at the age of 19.
  • Won two gold medals at the 2009 Canada Games in Prince Edward Island, in the 800m freestyle in the pool and the 10k open-water event.
  • Earned bronze in the 10k events at the 2010 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships and at the 2012 Olympics in London.
  • Represented Canada at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, but failed to medal.

Relationships

  • Tony Weinberger — Father
  • Brittany — Sister
  • Maria Weinberger — Mother

Details

  • Birth Place: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Profession: Swimmer