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Adam Brown

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.

Adam Brown Profile

Date of Birth 16th January 1989
Born Cambridge
Team/Club Auburn SC
Coach Brett Hawke
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.

Brown 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

As well as competing in the individual 50m and 100m Freestyle at London 2012, he swam the anchor leg of the 4x100m Medley Relay quartet as they finished fourth on the final day in London.

After finally grabbing the British 50m Freestyle record in 2013, Brown secured his best individual World Championship result, finishing ninth in the 100m Freestyle in Barcelona.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 50m Freestyle 21.92 2013  
Long Course 100m Freestyle 48.48 2013  
Long Course 200m Freestyle 1.51.06 2008  
Short Course 50m Freestyle 21.37 2011  
Short Course 100m Freestyle 46.75 2009  
Short Course 200m Freestyle 1.50.79 2007  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 50m Freestyle 2012 22.39 20th
  100m Freestyle   49.20 20th
  4x100m Medley Relay   3:32.32 4th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay 2008 3.12.87 8th
World Championships 50m Freestyle 2013 22.30 17th
  100m Freestyle   48.48 9th
  4x100m Medley Relay   3:35.23 9th
  50m Freestyle 2011 22.21 13th
  100m Freestyle   49.13 21st
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:15.03 8th
  4x100m Medley Relay   3:36.58 6th
  50m Freestyle 2009 22.64 40th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3.12.09 7th
Commonwealth Games 50m Freestyle 2010 22.51 7th
  100m Freestyle   49.82 8th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:15.05 SILVER
  4x100m Medley Relay   3:44.64 BRONZE (heats only)
European Championships 4x100m Freestyle Relay 2008 3.20.96 7th
European Short Course Championships 50m Freestyle 2011 21.41 5th
  100m Freestyle   47.51 4th
  4x50m Freestyle Relay   1:28.28 7th
  4x50m Medley Relay   1:35.07 5th
  50m Freestyle 2007 23.19 40th
  100m Freestyle   49.47 33rd
  200m Freestyle   1:53.55 44th
  4x50m Freestyle Relay   1:28.11 7th
European Junior Championships 50m Freestyle 2007 23.97 22nd
  100m Freestyle   51.19 8th
  200m Freestyle   1.54.17 23rd
  50m Butterfly   25.52 20th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3.22.36 SILVER
  4x100m Medley Relay   3.44.29 SILVER
  100m Butterfly 2006 56.98 29th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3.25.59 SILVER

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 50m Freestyle 2014 22.27 GOLD
  100m Freestyle   49.35 GOLD
  50m Freestyle 2013 21.92 GOLD
  100m Freestyle   48.67 GOLD
  50m Freestyle 2012 22.48 GOLD
  100m Freestyle   49.51 4th
  50m Freestyle 2011 22.29 GOLD
  100m Freestyle   49.41 GOLD
  50m Freestyle 2010 22.62 SILVER
  100m Freestyle   49.64 GOLD
  50m Freestyle 2009 22.27 GOLD
  100m Freestyle   48.84 GOLD
  50m Freestyle 2008 22.82 5th
  100m Freestyle   49.64 SILVER
  200m Freestyle   1:51.06 15th
  50m Freestyle 2007 24.26 20th
  100m Freestyle   51.19 4th
  200m Freestyle   1:53.70 20th
  50m Butterfly   25.76 15th
  50m Freestyle 2006 24.39 15th
  100m Freestyle   52.20 17th
  200m Freestyle   1:55.54 20th
  100m Butterfly   56.89 14th
  50m Freestyle 2005 25.04 25th
  100m Freestyle   53.80 27th
  200m Freestyle   1:55.54 24th
  400m Freestyle   4.07.02 23rd
  200m Individual Medley   2.11.26 18th
  400m Individual Medley   4.46.49 17th
  100m Freestyle 2004 55.39 50th
  400m Freestyle   4.13.52 40th
  1500m Freestyle   16.43.76 23rd
ASA Championships 50m Freestyle 2012 22.36 GOLD
  100m Freestyle   49.16 GOLD
  50m Freestyle 2008 23.07 6th
  100m Freestyle   49.68 BRONZE

In the Pool

Greatest achievement to date: Making the semi-final of the 50m Freestyle at the 2011 World Champs in Shanghai.

Aspiration: I am aiming to become an Olympic medallist in the 50m or 100m Freestyle.

Who has been greatest influence on you: My parents have always supported me through everything and all my coaches have pushed me towards my goals.

Favourite event: 50m Freestyle because it's about doing every aspect of the race to perfection.

First senior international meet: European Short Course Championships 2007 in Debrecen, Hungary.

Out of the Pool

Tip for the top: Stay motivated through the hard times and try harder when you don't think it's possible.

Most prized possession: Silver and bronze medals from the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India.

One thing you can't live without: My Iphone. I really don't know what I'd do without it!

Would most like to meet: Eminem. Love his music and think he would be awesome to talk to.

How would you like to be remembered: As the fastest guy Britain has ever seen in the pool.


Sports: I love to watch American Football, Football and any extreme sports.

Band/music: I like to listen to dance music, any music remixed with a dance beat to it.

Food: Spaghetti Bolognese

Hobbies: Watching my dog (Molly) chase after sticks, watching TV or playing on PS3.

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