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Senior National Team

Zack Chetrat

  • Age 33
  • Height 182.88 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club High Performance Centre - Ontario
  • Coach Ben Titley
  • Hometown Oakville, ON
  • Residence Toronto, ON
  • Event 200 FL

Zack’s Bio

  • At the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Chetrat earned himself a bronze medal in the 200-m butterfly while starting in Lane 1. He later learned the medal would be upgraded to silver.
  • In Toronto, Chetrat’s 200-m butterfly time set a new Canadian record.
  • Zack Chetrat returned to the national team fold thanks to a second-place finish in the men’s 200-m butterfly at the Team Canada Trials.
  • Leading the men’s team to their 11th consecutive provincial championship and second straight CIS national title in 2014, he became the first student- athlete in University of Toronto history to be named male athlete of the year three times.
  • Five straight national championships in the 200-m butterfly, and was named Ontario University Athletics Male Swimmer of the Year for the second straight year.
  • The Oakville, Ont., native missed the Olympic team by just 0.02 seconds in the 200-metre butterfly at the 2012 trials.
  • In 2013, Chetrat bounced back to qualify for Canada’s team for both the FINA World Championships in Barcelona and the Summer Universiade in Kazan, Russia.
  • At the worlds, he came within two spots of qualifying for the semifinal in the 200-m butterfly, placing 18th with a personal best time. In Russia, he was seventh in the same event.
  • Chetrat represented Canada at the 2011 Summer Universiade and 2010 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships after shaving three seconds off his personal best to upset Canadian record-holder Stefan Hirniak in the 200-metre butterfly.
  • He studied political science and economics at the University of Toronto and works as a bartender in his grandparents’ restaurant.
Quick Facts
  • Twitter: @ZackChetrat
  • Instagram: @zackchetrat
  • Favourite book: The Wheel of Time Series
  • Favourite band: Arkells
  • Favourite restaurant: Sammy’s Student Exchange
  • Favourite Superhero: Iron Man

Zack’s Personal Bests

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