Dan Fogg broke through at the 2005 European Junior Championships in Budapest, competing over 400m, 800m and 1500m Freestyle for a British team that also featured the likes of Robbie Renwick, Fran Halsall and Hannah Miley.
Dan Fogg Profile
|Date of Birth||24th August 1987|
|Team/Club||British Gas GBR National Performance Centre, Loughborough|
Fogg finished 14th over the same distance at the 2011 World Championships before sailing under the 15 minute mark for the first time in 2012 at both the British Champs and at London 2012, making the final on his Olympic debut and finishing eighth.
He has also excelled in open water, finishing fifth in the 10km Marathon race at London 2012 then winning a leg of the FINA 10km World Cup Series in Mexico the following season.
In 2013, Fogg won the 800m and 1500m Freestyle double at the British Champs then made the 1500m Free final at the Worlds in Barcelona, matching his Olympic performance to finish eighth overall.
|Long Course 200m Freestyle||1:54.30||2011|
|Long Course 400m Freestyle||3:47.57||2013|
|Long Course 800m Freestyle||7:51.60||2013||NR|
|Long Course 1500m Freestyle||14:55.30||2012||NR|
|Short Course 200m Freestyle||1:54.17||2008|
|Short Course 400m Freestyle||3:51.33||2008|
|Short Course 1500m Freestyle||14:54.97||2012|
|Olympic Games||1500m Freestyle||2012||15:00.76||8th|
|World Championships||800m Freestyle||2013||7:56.62||12th|
|Commonwealth Games||1500m Freestyle||2010||15:13.50||BRONZE|
|World Short Course Championships||1500m Freestyle||2012||14:54.97||16th|
|European Short Course Championships||400m Freestyle||2011||3:52.90||42nd|
|European Junior Championships||1500m Freestyle||2005||15:42.61||8th|
|British Championships||400m Freestyle||2014||3:49.17||BRONZE|
|ASA Championships||1500m Freestyle||2012||15:26.29||GOLD|
In the Pool
Greatest Achievement to date: British Olympic Trials in 2008, I did a 31sec pb and made the Olympic qualifying time
Aspiration: To compete at the Olympics and win a medal
Who has been greatest influence on you: My parents
Out of the Pool
One thing you can’t live without: My Laptop
Tip for the top: Have a dream, keep working hard and it will happen
Life after swimming: Stay involved in sport, maybe become a sports coach
Band/Music: I listen to all kinds of music