Citizen Baker

World record holding British swimmer Zoe Baker has switched allegiance to NZ, where she has lived and held citizenship since 1999. “I’m hoping to swim for NZ at the Berlin leg of the World Cup in January,” she says. “I won’t be swimming for anyone else.” Baker currently holds the world 50m breaststroke record.


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Dan Carter Explains New Zealand’s Cup Success

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