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Turlough O’Hare

2016 |


Turlough’s dedication and determination allowed him to balance his competitive swimming career while completing his degree in Kinesiology at UBC.

Richmond Roots Turlough grew up in Richmond, attended Donald E. McKay Elementary, and swam for the Richmond Aquanauts.

Did You Know Turlough is a 37 time national champion.


Recognition For his success at both the university and international level, Turlough was inducted into the University of British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1998.

All Awards

1998 Hall of Fame UBC Sports  

Championship Turlough has won numerous medals including twelve gold medals for the University of British Columbia in the CIS Championships. He also won gold in the 400m freestyle at the 1989 Para Pan Games in Tokyo.


1986-1987 Silver: 200m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle CIS Championship  
1987-1988 Gold: 400m Freestyle Bronze: 200m Freestyle Silver: 1500m Freestyle CIS Championship  
1988 Olympian 1988 Summer Olympics- Seoul  
1989 Gold: 400m Freestyle 1989 Pan Pacific Games- Tokyo  
1990 Silver: 4x 200m Freestyle Relay 1990 Commonwealth Games- Auckland  
1990-1991 Gold: 400m Freestyle, 200m Freestyle, 1500m Freestyle Silver: 4x100m Relay, 4x200m Relay, 100m Freestyle CIS Championship  
1991 Bronze: 200m Freestyle 1991 Summer Universiade- Sheffield  
1991-1992 Gold: 200m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 1500m Freestyle, 4x200m Relay, 4x100m Relay, Bronze: 100m Freestyle CIS Championship  
1992 Olympian 1992 Summer Olympics- Barcelona  
1992-1993 Gold: 500m Freestyle, 880m Freestyle World Student Games  
1992-1993 Gold: 200m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 1500m Freestyle CIS Championship  
1993 Gold: 400m Freestyle, 800m Freestyle Bronze: 200m Freestyle 1993 Summer Universiade- Buffalo  


Career Stats

YearTeam / OrganizationHighlight
1980-1987 Vancouver College  
1980-1987 Richmond Aquanauts  
1988-1993 Vancouver Dolphins  
1987-1993 UBC Thunderbirds  
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