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Jack Burnell

Jack Burnell is a promising distance swimmer who made his World Championship debut in Barcelona in 2013.

Jack Burnell Profile

Date of Birth 13th June 1993
Born Scunthorpe
Team/Club British Gas GBR National Performance Centre, Loughborough
Coach Kevin Renshaw
Burnell earned his first international stripes in 2010, finishing fourth in the 1500m Freestyle at the 2010 European Junior Championships in Helsinki, having placed seventh in his first British Gas Swimming Championship final over the same distance earlier in the year.

He continued his development over the next couple of years before landing his first British Champs podium finish with 1500m Freestyle bronze at the London Aquatics Centre in 2012.

After making his senior international championship debut at the 2012 European Short Course Champs in Chartres, Burnell turned his attention to open water for the 2013 season.

He secured a top 10 finish with eighth at the second leg of the FINA Marathon Swimming World Cup in Argentina before sealing a spot on the open water team bound for the Barcelona World Championships with a fourth-place finish at the Portuguese Nationals.

Burnell continued his progress in Barcelona, finishing less than 20 seconds off the podium in 15th.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 400m Freestyle 3:54.04 2012  
Long Course 800m Freestyle 7:58.29 2013  
Long Course 1500m Freestyle 15:14.64 2014  
Short Course 400m Freestyle 3:48.15 2012  
Short Course 800m Freestyle 8:03.70 2009  
Short Course 1500m Freestyle 15:02.90 2012  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
World Championships 10km 2013 1:49:30.6 15th
European Short Course Championships 400m Freestyle 2012 3:48.15 22nd
  1500m Freestyle   15:02.90 14th
European Junior Championships 1500m Freestyle 2010 15:34.70 4th

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 400m Freestyle 2014 3:56.77 14th
  1500m Freestyle   15:14.64 BRONZE
  400m Freestyle 2012 3:54.04 7th
  1500m Freestyle   15:20.13 BRONZE
  800m Freestyle 2011 8:20.04 7th
  1500m Freestyle   16:13.97 20th
  400m Freestyle 2010 4:03.20 23rd
  1500m Freestyle   15:48.21 7th

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