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  Tobias Oriwol
Tobias Oriwol

Player Profile

Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

High School:
Silverthorn Collegiate Institute

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185



National Competition: Competed at the 2005 Summer National Swimming Championship where he placed fourth in the 200 meter IM (2:03.90) ... Member of the Canadian National Team for two years ... Six-time Canadian National Champion ... Earned four gold medals at the Sydney Youth Olympic Festival (2001) ... Competed for Canada at the World Championships in Japan.

2004-05 Season (Junior): A winning time of 1:45.27 in the 200 IM at the Pac-10 Championship is a career-best and fourth-best in school history ... Placed seventh at the NCAA's (1:46.66) ... A time of 1:45.07 in the 200 yard backstroke at the Pac-10 Championship is a career-best and ranks in the Top 15 in school history ... Also competed in the 400 IM at the conference championship where he finished third in a time of 3:46.47 which ranks sixth-best in Stanford history ... Won the consolation final of the 400 IM (3:47.65) at the NCAA's.

2003-04 Season (Sophomore): Placed third at the Pac-10 Championships in the 200 free with a time of 1:36.74 and finished sixth in the 500 free (4:22.92) in the third fastest time in this event by a Cardinal swimmer on the season ... Took tenth place in the 1650 at Pac-10s (15:37.08) ... Placed 25th at NCAAs in the 400 meter free, touching the wall in 3:50.36 and finished 42nd in the 200 meter free (1:49.81).

2002-03 Season (Freshman): Placed first in the consolation final of the 400 individual medley in a season-best time of 3:49.20 at the conference championships ... Also took first in the consolation final of the 200 backstroke at Pac-10s, clocking in at a season-best 1:45.09 ... Finished third in the consolation final of the 200 individual medley at Pac-10s (1:49.16) ... Posted his fastest time on the year in the 200 IM in the prelims at the conference championships (1:48.51) ... Placed 21st at NCAAs in the 400 IM (3:53.00) and 29th in the 200 backstroke (1:47.47).

High School: A 2002 graduate of Silverthorn Collegiate Institute in Etobicoke, Ontario ... Coached by Kevin Thorburn ... Canadian National Age Group record holder in 22 events ... 24-time Youth National Champion.

Cardinal Catalogue: Urban Planning major ... Parents are Robert and Yuk Sin Oriwol ... Born in Westmount, Quebec, Canada ... Likes to tell jokes.

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