Shaune Fraser

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Shaune Fraser is a world-class pool and open water swimmer from the Cayman Islands. He competes on the Cayman national team and raced regularly in open water swimming events in the Cayman Islands.

In his 4 years at the University of Florida, Fraser amassed an impressive record, including three NCAA Championships setting an NCAA record. He was a 27-time All-American, 8-time SEC Champion, and 16-time All-SEC Selection. He competed for Cayman at the 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Olympics where he was the Cayman Islands Olympic Flag Bearer in 2008. He broke numerous CARIFTA records during his school years. He also picked up a gold medal in the 200-meter free, as well as silver medals in the 100-meter free and 200-meter individual medley, at the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games.

Fraser represented Cayman at the 2009 FINA World Swimming Championships in Rome, finishing 10th in the 200 free. He is also the 2009 National Champion in the 200-yard free (1:31.70) and 200-yard fly, set the NCAA record in the 200 fly (1:40.75) and also took over the NCAA Meet Record with his performance in the 200 butterfly. When he leaves Florida this year he will be the most decorated men’s swimmer in Florida history, accumulating the most All-America honors (27) of any Gator that has ever donned the Orange and Blue (Carlos Jayme had 26, Ryan Lochte had 24).

He won the Flowers Sea Swim in 2009 and competed in 2001, 2002, and 2004. He is the brother of Brett Fraser.

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