Jarrod Poort

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Jarrod Poort (born 31 October 1994) is a Australian Olympic competitive swimmer who has represented Australia in the 1500m and 5 km open water swimming. Jarrod is considered one of Australia's leading 1500m and open water swimmers, training under Ron McKeon at West Illawarra Aquatic Swim club in NSW, Australia and studies at Wollongong University.

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International Career

Poort finished fifth in the 5 km FINA World Championships on 20 July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain and competed in the 5 km team pursuit relay competition. He also competed on the 2013 State New Zealand Ocean Swim Series.

He also won the 2013 Parcours 2 km Pro Am sprint race as part of the Traversée Internationale du lac Memphrémagog in Magog, Quebec, Canada and finished fourth in the 10 km Traversée internationale du lac Mégantic on 10 August 2013.

He won the 10 km Swim the Swan at the BHP Aquatic Super Series in Western Australia on 1 February 2014 and the FINA 10KM Marathon Swimming World Cup race in Setubal, Portugal on 28 June 2014.

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