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Cassandra Patten

Welcome to Cassandra Patten’s profile page.

Personal Data

Date Of Birth: 1st January 1987

Born: Cardinham

Height: 1.79m

Weight: 81kg

Team/Club: Stockport Metro

Coach: Sean Kelly

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 400m Freestyle 4:12.79 2009  
Long Course 800m Freestyle 8:25.91 2008  
Long Course 1500m Freestyle 16:15.33 2011  
Long Course 200m Butterfly 2:11.91 2008  
Short Course 400m Freestyle 4:05.91 2007  
Short Course 800m Freestyle 8:20.25 2007  
Short Course 1500m Freestyle 16:03.69 2007  
Short Course 200m Butterfly 2:08.56 2007  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 10km Marathon 2008 1:59:31.0 BRONZE
  800m Freestyle 2008 8:32.35 8th
World Open Water Championships 10km 2008 2:02:05.8 SILVER
  5km 2010 1:02:18.9 15th
  10km 2010 2:06:39.5 15th
  5km 2008 1:02:34.2 31st
  5km 2006 1:10:11.0 10th
  10km 2006 2:20:24.1 7th
World Championships 10km 2011 2.02:33.0 21st
  10km 2007 2:03:58.9 SILVER
European Championships 10km 2010 2:03:46.7 17th
  10km 2008 2:10:43.9 24th
  5km 2006 1:01:56.2 9th
  10km 2006 2:07:23.8 8th
LEN Open Water World Cup 5km 2007 1:02:72.0 GOLD
  10km 2007 2:05:03.9 SILVER


Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 800m Freestyle 2011 8:32.32 5th
  1500m Freestyle   16:15.33 BRONZE
  800m Freestyle 2010 8:45.99 5th
  800m Freestyle 2008 8:29.83 SILVER
  400m Freestyle 2007 4:15.92 BRONZE
  200m Butterfly   2:14.17 SILVER
  200m Freestyle 2006 2:03.29 6th
  400m Freestyle   4:14.64 4th
  800m Freestyle   8:43.58 SILVER
  50m Backstroke   30.86 7th
  50m Butterfly   29.61 21st
  100m Butterfly   1:03.04 10th
  200m Butterfly   2:16.99 9th
  400m Individual Medley   4:49.15 BRONZE
  200m Freestyle 2005 2:08.38 30th
  400m Freestyle   4:24.74 11th
  800m Freestyle   9:05.05 9th
  50m Butterfly   29.59 16th
  100m Butterfly   1:02.62 10th
  200m Butterfly   2:14.96 8th
  400m Individual Medley   4:02.40 9th
ASA Championships 800m Freestyle 2008 8:44.06 BRONZE

In the Pool

Greatest Achievement to date: 10k Open Water at the World Championships in Melbourne. I paced the race really, really well and was delighted to come away with a silver medal.

Who has been greatest influence on you: Parents and Coaches

Out of the Pool

One thing you can’t live without: A teddy bear called rainbow, I’ve had it since I was born. My World Championships silver medal is also special to me.

Life after swimming: Would love to be Blue Peter presenter.


Band/Music: I like everything.


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