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David Carry

Welcome to Olympian David Carry’s profile page. Read on for facts and stats about the Scottish swimmer.

Personal Data

Date Of Birth: 8th October 1981

Born: Aberdeen

Height: 1.83m

Check out this athlete's Olympic profile hereWeight: 77kg

Team/Club: Aberdeen Dolphins / Stockport ITC

Coach: Sean Kelly

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 100m Freestyle 50.37 2009  
Long Course 200m Freestyle 1:46.47 2008  
Long Course 400m Freestyle 3:46.86 2012  
Long Course 400m Individual Medley 4:15.98 2006  
Short Course 100m Freestyle 49.66 2007  
Short Course 200m Freestyle 1:45.58 2009  
Short Course 400m Freestyle 3:40.51 2008  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 400m Freestyle 2012 3:48.62 7th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:09.33 (heats only) 6th
  400m Freestyle 2008 3:47.17 15th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:05.92 6th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay (heats) 2004 7:12.60 4th
World Championships 400m Freestyle 2011 3:48.89 15th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:10.84 6th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay 2009 7:05.67 7th
  200m Freestyle 2007 1.48.71 12th
  400m Individual Medley   4.22.76 14th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7.11.28 5th
  200m Freestyle 2005 1:48.79 12th
  400m Freestyle   3.52.88 21st
Commonwealth Games 200m Freestyle 2010 1:49.19 8th
  400m Freestyle   3:50.06 BRONZE
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:14.02 SILVER
  400m Freestyle 2006 3.48.17 GOLD
  400m Individual Medley   4.15.98 GOLD
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3.21.65 5th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7.14.40 SILVER
European Championships 200m Freestyle 2010 1:50.29 17th
  400m Freestyle   3:52.40 11th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:11.00 4th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:14.95 4th
  200m Freestyle 2006 1.47.58 4th
  400m Freestyle   3.48.71 5th
  400m Individual Medley   4.18.86 4th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7.11.63 SILVER
World Short Course Championships 4x200m Freestyle Relay 2008 6:56.52 SILVER

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 200m Freestyle 2012 1:49.20 6th
  400m Freestyle   3:48.36 SILVER
  200m Freestyle 2011 1:49.12 BRONZE
  100m Freestyle 2010 51.41 10th
  200m Freestyle   1:48.17 4th
  400m Freestyle   3:50.55 SILVER
  100m Freestyle 2009 50.71 12th
  200m Freestyle   1:50.36 15th
  200m Freestyle 2008 1:48.54 BRONZE
  400m Freestyle   3:49.78 GOLD
  200m Freestyle 2006 1.48.83 GOLD
  400m Freestyle   3.50.65 GOLD
  400m Freestyle 2005 3.50.30 GOLD
  200m Freestyle 2004 1.49.71 4th
  400m Freestyle   3.52.28 4th
  200m Freestyle 2002 1:50.80 SILVER
  200m Individual Medley   2:04.46 BRONZE
  400m Individual Medley   4:25.94 4th
  200m Backstroke 2001 2:05.50 6th
  200m Individual Medley   2:07.17 4th
ASA Championships 200m Freestyle 2012 1:47.86 SILVER
  400m Freestyle   3:46.86 GOLD
  200m Freestyle 2011 1:49.48 SILVER
  400m Freestyle   3:49.42 SILVER
  200m Freestyle 2008 1.50.45 4th
  400m Freestyle   3.54.51 4th
  200m Freestyle 2005 1.48.32 SILVER
  200m Individual Medley   2.02.54 SILVER

In the Pool

Greatest Achievement to date: Commonwealth Games 2006 in Melbourne. In the 400m I,M, I won gold and broke the British Record. I am proud of that swim because I feel it was the best I physically could have done in that event.

Aspiration: To win an Olympic Medal and be successful 

Who has been greatest influence on you: Ian Black, my old headmaster and my Dad.

Out of the Pool

Tip for the top: Be the best you can be in whatever you choose to do.

Life after swimming? No idea. A long happy career if whatever I do.

Favourites

Band/Music: Not really into music, I prefer books, like a Grisham novel

 

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