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Ieuan Lloyd

Ieuan Lloyd enjoyed a fruitful junior career, winning 200m IM gold and 400m IM silver at the 2009 European Youth Olympic Festival in Tampere before adding 200m IM silver at his first European Junior Championships in Helsinki the following year.

Ieuan Lloyd Profile

Date of Birth 9th July 1993
Born Cardiff
Team/Club City of Cardiff
Coach Dave Haller
His form earned him a spot on the Wales team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi where, still only 17, he came 0.23 seconds short of a final berth in the 200m IM.

Lloyd won his first British Champs medals in 2011, lifting 200m IM bronze and 400m Freestyle silver before walking away with double gold from the European Juniors in Budapest.

After winning a hat-trick of medals at the 2012 British Champs, Lloyd made his Olympic debut at London 2012, competing in the individual 200m Freestyle as well as helping the 4x200m Freestyle Relay quartet to sixth.

He made his World Championship debut the following season, competing in both the 200m Freestyle and 200m Individual Medley after silver medals in both events at the British Championships earlier in the season.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 200m Freestyle 1:47.55 2012  
Long Course 400m Freestyle 3:48.10 2012  
Long Course 200m Individual Medley 1:58.63 2013 NR
Long Course 400m Individual Medley 4:23.22 2011  
Short Course 100m Freestyle 49.09 2012 NR
Short Course 200m Freestyle 1:45.24 2012 NR
Short Course 400m Freestyle 3:43.70 2012 NR
Short Course 200m Individual Medley 1:59.71 2013 NR
Short Course 400m Individual Medley 4:17.66 2010  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 200m Freestyle 2012 1:48.52 19th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:09.33 6th
World Championships 200m Freestyle 2013 1:48.92 22nd
  200m Individual Medley   2:00.65 22nd
Commonwealth Games 100m Freestyle 2010 51.05 15th
  200m Freestyle   1:50.83 15th
  400m Freestyle   3:54.57 10th
  200m Individual Medley   2:03.55 10th
World Short Course Championships 100m Freestyle 2012 49.09 36th
  200m Freestyle   1:45.67 20th
  400m Freestyle   3:43.70 15th
  200m Individual Medley   1:59.90 28th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:16.77 10th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:05.73 7th
European Junior Championships 200m Freestyle 2011 1:49.96 4th
  400m Freestyle   3:54.20 4th
  200m Individual Medley   2:01.57 GOLD
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:24.80 6th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:23.36 GOLD
  200m Freestyle 2010 1:50.84 4th
  200m Individual Medley   2:02.72 SILVER
  400m Individual Medley   4:29.61 11th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:26.09 SILVER

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 100m Freestyle 2014 51.15 23rd
  200m Freestyle   1:50.23 9th
  400m Freestyle   3:55.34 11th
  100m Butterfly   54.73 12th
  200m Individual Medley   2:02.13 5th
  200m Freestyle 2013 1:48.05 SILVER
  400m Freestyle   3:53.98 9th
  200m Individual Medley   1:58.63 SILVER
  200m Freestyle 2012 1:47.68 SILVER
  400m Freestyle   3:48.86 BRONZE
  200m Individual Medley   1:59.97 BRONZE
  100m Freestyle 2011 51.83 12th
  200m Freestyle   1:50.21 6th
  400m Freestyle   3:52.62 SILVER
  200m Individual Medley   2:01.68 BRONZE
  400m Individual Medley   4:27.26 9th
  200m Freestyle 2010 1:51.50 12th
  400m Freestyle   3:59.88 15th
  200m Individual Medley   2:02.46 4th
  100m Freestyle 2009 52.71 32nd
  200m Freestyle   1:55.01 32nd
  400m Freestyle   4:03.04 25th
  100m Butterfly   57.60 34th
  200m Individual Medley   4:31.97 11th
  400m Individual Medley   2:05.43 4th
  100m Butterfly 2008 59.63 46th
  400m Individual Medley   4:40.22 26th

In The Pool

Favourite event: 200 Freestyle

Role models: David Davies

My aspirations are: To win an Olympic medal

Out Of The Pool

If I wasn’t a swimmer I would be: At university doing dentistry

Tip for the top: Be dedicated, always give 100% and enjoy

Life after swimming: Travel the world

Would most like to meet: Kim Kardashian

Most prized possession: My best friend Otto Puttland

Biggest influence on career: Coach, Dave Haller


Sports: Basketball

Band/music: Wiz Khalifa

Food: Scrambled eggs

Hobbies: FIFA, having a laugh with my mates

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