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Josh Walsh

After competing at the 2009 European Junior Championships in Prague, Josh Walsh made his breakthrough into senior contention with a successful 2011 season.

Josh Walsh Profile

Date of Birth 31st August 1991
Born Blackburn
Team/Club University of Stirling
Coach Ben Higson
He competed for Great Britain against Germany in an early-season duel meet before winning his first British Gas Swimming Championships medal with 400m Freestyle bronze in Manchester.

A fourth place in the 200m Free also earned him a spot on his first senior international team where he was a relay reserve at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai.

Walsh also made the 4x200m Freestyle Relay team for the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona and swam the anchor leg in both heats and final as the British quartet finished eighth overall.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 100m Freestyle 50.78 2013  
Long Course 200m Freestyle 1:48.33 2013  
Long Course 400m Freestyle 3:52.74 2011  
Short Course 100m Freestyle 50.04 2012  
Short Course 200m Freestyle 1:47.24 2010  
Short Course 400m Freestyle 3:48.01 2009  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
World Championships 4x200m Freestyle Relay 2013 7:12.00 8th
European Short Course Championships 200m Freestyle 2011 1:48.31 45th
  400m Freestyle   3:55.17 44th
European Junior Championships 100m Freestyle 2009 52.81 47th
  200m Freestyle   1:52.92 22nd
  400m Freestyle   4:01.65 26th

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 100m Freestyle 2014 51.46 28th
  200m Freestyle   1:49.37 5th
  100m Freestyle 2013 50.82 9th
  200m Freestyle   1:48.33 4th
  200m Freestyle 2012 1:49.81 10th
  400m Freestyle   3:58.86 26th
  200m Freestyle 2011 1:49.92 4th
  400m Freestyle   3:52.74 BRONZE
  200m Freestyle 2010 1:52.27 18th
  400m Freestyle   3:55.00 5th
  100m Freestyle 2009 51.70 19th
  200m Freestyle   1:51.32 17th
  400m Freestyle   3:56.13 8th
  200m Freestyle 2008 1:53.80 30th
  400m Freestyle   4:01.38 22nd
  400m Freestyle 2007 4:11.26 42nd

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