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Daniel Fogg

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
Born Middlesex
Team/Club British Gas GBR National Performance Centre, Loughborough
Coach Kevin Renshaw
After narrowly missing out on the British team for Beijing 2008 over 1500m Freestyle, he made his senior long course championship debut at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, winning 1500m Freestyle bronze.

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.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
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  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 1500m Freestyle 2012 15:00.76 8th
  10km   1:50:37.3 5th
World Championships 800m Freestyle 2013 7:56.62 12th
  1500m Freestyle   15:05.92 8th
  10km   1:50:29.0 38th
  1500m Freestyle 2011 15:13.39 14th
  10km   1:54:46.9 15th
  5km 2010 58:02.9 18th
  10km 2009 1:52.44.3 17th
  5km 2008 55:36.3 20th
Commonwealth Games 1500m Freestyle 2010 15:13.50 BRONZE
European Championships 10km 2010 1:54:40.2 11th
World Short Course Championships 1500m Freestyle 2012 14:54.97 16th
European Short Course Championships 400m Freestyle 2011 3:52.90 42nd
  1500m Freestyle   14:58.10 15th
  400m Freestyle 2009 3:58.38 40th
  1500m Freestyle   15:33.28 23rd
  400m Freestyle 2008 3:51.33 28th
  1500m Freestyle   15:09.19 14th
  400m Freestyle 2007 3:55.15 25th
  1500m Freestyle   15:01.01 10th
European Junior Championships 1500m Freestyle 2005 15:42.61 8th

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 400m Freestyle 2014 3:49.17 BRONZE
  1500m Freestyle   14:59.86 GOLD
  400m Freestyle 2013 3:47.57 SILVER
  800m Freestyle   7:51.60 GOLD
  1500m Freestyle   15:01.74 GOLD
  400m Freestyle 2012 3:51.15 4th
  1500m Freestyle   14:55.30 GOLD
  400m Freestyle 2011 3:53.02 4th
  1500m Freestyle   15:08.15 SILVER
  400m Freestyle 2010 3:58.71 8th
  1500m Freestyle   15:18.73 GOLD
  400m Freestyle 2009 3:54.03 6th
  1500m Freestyle   15:16.60 BRONZE
  200m Freestyle 2006 2:06.25 12th
  400m Freestyle   4:04.57 17th
  1500m Freestyle   15:59.86 4th
ASA Championships 1500m Freestyle 2012 15:26.29 GOLD
  1500m Freestyle 2010 16:01.94 9th
  200m Freestyle 2008 1:56.68 40th
  400m Freestyle   4:00.49 12th
  800m Freestyle   8:09.21 SILVER
  1500m Freestyle   15:31.61 GOLD
  200m Butterfly   2:13.37 27th

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

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