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Robert Finke Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Robert Finke Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth November 6, 1999
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Girlfriend Ellie Zweifel

Robert Finke is an American swimmer who specializes in distance freestyle and individual medley swimming events and had won the ‘Gold’ medal in the 800 m freestyle and the 1500 m freestyle swimming events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. At the 2021 Greensboro NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Championships, representing the Florida Gators, he had won the ‘Gold’ medal in both the 1500-yard freestyle and the 400-yard medley events. Before joining the University of Florida, he used to compete for the Saint Petersburg Aquatics (SPA) club team, based in Florida.

Born Name

Robert Christian Finke

Nick Name

Bobby

Robert Finke as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2017
Robert Finke as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2017 (Robert Finke / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States

Residence

Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Robert had graduated, in 2018, from Countryside High School, a public school in Clearwater, Florida.

After his high school graduation, he had joined the University of Florida, a public land-grant research university in Gainesville, Florida. He had joined the Florida Gators swimming and diving program there, in the class of 2022.

Occupation

Swimmer

Robert Finke as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021
Robert Finke as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2021 (Robert Finke / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Joe Finke (Swimming Coach)
  • Mother – Jeanne Finke (Former University-Level Swimmer)
  • Siblings – Autumn Skye Finke (Older Sister) (Former University-Level Swimmer), Ariel Summer Finke (Older Sister) (Former University-Level Swimmer)

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Robert has dated –

  1. Ellie Zweifel (2018-Present) – Robert had started dating fellow swimmer and University of Florida batchmate Ellie Zweifel in October 2018.

Robert Finke and Ellie Zweifel, as seen in October 2019
Robert Finke and Ellie Zweifel, as seen in October 2019 (Robert Finke / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of American descent.

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped, side-parted hair
  • Clean-shaven look

Robert Finke as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018
Robert Finke as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018 (Robert Finke / Instagram)

Robert Finke Facts

  1. When he was 14 years old, Robert had broken the 800 m freestyle meet record at the Florida Age Group State Championships (FLAGS), clocking a time of 8:25.20. He had also created a new 1500 m freestyle meet record, with a time of 15:56.82, shaving a good 15 seconds off the previous record. Aged 18, he had won the USA Swimming Open Water Junior Nationals title.
  2. During his high school stint, he had become a Team USA World Championship qualifier at FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation) in 2017, and a member of the USA Swimming national team. At the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships, he had stood 2nd in the 1500 m freestyle event, with a time of 14:55.34. He then went on to clock the 3rd-fastest time ever in the 1500 m freestyle event at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships, recording 14:48.79.
  3. He was also a 2-time NISCA (National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association) ‘All-American’ and a 2-time USA Swimming Scholastic ‘All-American’. Ending his high school career, he was ranked the number 18-ranked recruit overall.
  4. During his time at the University of Florida, he had been named in the 2019 All-SEC (Southeastern Conference) ‘First-Team’, the 2019 SEC ‘All-Freshman team’, the 2020 All-SEC ‘First Team’, the 2020 SEC ‘Academic Honor Roll’. He was also the 2019 SEC Champion (1650-yard freestyle and 400-yard individual medley events), the 2019 Co-SEC ‘Freshmen Swimmer of the Year’, and the 2020 SEC Champion (1650-yard freestyle event).
  5. In his first-ever Olympic event, the 800 m freestyle at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he had won the ‘Gold’ medal by setting a new American record with a time of 7:41.87. He had also become the first American man to win a ‘Gold’ medal in the 1500 m freestyle swimming event since the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.

Featured Image by Robert Finke / Instagram

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