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Rachel Palmer
Rachel Palmer
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.-HS
Hometown: Bucklands Beach, Auckland, New Zealand
High School: Macleans
Position: Swimming

Academic Notes: Majoring in health sciences and community health.

High School: Graduate of Macleans College in Auckland, New Zealand … National gold medal in the 200 butterfly at the New Zealand Open Championships in 2009 … Posted three other top three finishes at the NZ Open Championships that year … Won first ever national gold medal in the 400 individual medley in 2008 … Posted six top three finishes at the National Spring Competition in 2008 … Holds Counties Manukau (regional) records in 50, 100, and 200 butterfly, 100, 200, and 400 individual medley, and 100 and 200 backstroke … Part of New Zealand Youth Olympic Team.

Personal: Born Rachel Elizabeth Palmer on March 9, 1991 in Christchurch, New Zealand … Parents Andrew and Chris reside in hometown of Bucklands Beach, Auckland, New Zealand … Has one brother, Harrison, and one sister, Kirsten … Enjoys shopping, movies, watching sports, and eating.