Meet The Team - Adam Brown
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2008: Eighth in 4x100m Free Relay
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay on 29 July
50m Freestyle on 2 & 3 August
Did you know?
- Adam became engaged to girlfriend Mary Casey in March 2012.
- Away from the pool, he likes listening to dance music and walking his dog Molly.
- He is a well-travelled swimmer, having trainined at the Sourthport School in Queensland, then Auburn University in USA before returning to Hatfield in Hertfordshire this season to prepare for the Games.
After 4x100m Freestyle Relay silvers at the 2006 and 2007 European Junior Championships, Adam won silver in the 100m Freestyle at the 2008 British Champs to secure his debut Olympic spot in the 4x100m Freestyle Relay quartet in Beijing. He backed it up with 50m and 100m Freestyle gold at the 2009 British Champs and his first World Championship appearance the same season in Rome. Training with the elite international squad in Auburn, USA, Adam continued to progress and dominate the British sprint freestyle scene, winning 100m Free gold in 2010 and 2011. He helped England win 4x100m Freestyle silver on his Commonwealth debut in 2010 and competed in the 50m and 100m Free as well as the 4x100m Free and 4x100m Medley Relays at the 2011 Worlds. Adam booked a space on the 4x100m Freestyle Relay quartet for London 2012 courtesy of his fourth place finish in the 100m Free at the 2012 British Champs.