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Amy Smith

Amy Smith’s first international medal came with 4x100m Freestyle Relay silver for England at the 2006 Commonwealth Games but she had to wait until the 2009 World Championships in Rome for her next senior long course championship.

Amy Smith Profile

Date of Birth 24th July 1987
Born Kidderminster
Team/Club British Gas GBR National Sprint Squad, Loughborough
Coach James Gibson
A whirlwind 2010 followed where she won 4x100m Medley Relay gold and 4x100m Freestyle Relay silver at the European Championships in Budapest as well as helping England defend their 4x100m Freestyle Relay silver at the 2010 Commonwealths in Delhi.

After competing at her second World Championships in Shanghai in 2011, she lifted her first individual senior prize with 100m Freestyle bronze at the 2011 European Short Course Championships in Szczecin, Poland.

Smith clocked PBs for silver in both the 50m and 100m Freestyle at the 2012 British Champs and secured individual spots in both for her debut Olympics where she finished ninth in the 50m Free and 14th in the 100m Free.

She won 50m Freestyle silver for the fourth consecutive British Gas Swimming Championships in 2013 before going on to compete at her third World Championships in Barcelona.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 50m Freestyle 24.80 2012  
Long Course 100m Freestyle 54.01 2012  
Long Course 200m Freestyle 2:02.18 2009  
Long Course 50m Butterfly 26.41 2014  
Long Course 100m Butterfly 1:03.19 2010  
Short Course 50m Freestyle 24.33 2013  
Short Course 100m Freestyle 52.67 2011  
Short Course 200m Freestyle 1:59.43 2009  
Short Course 50m Butterfly 25.84 2013  
Short Course 100m Butterfly 1:01.86 2009  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 50m Freestyle 2012 24.87 9th
  100m Freestyle   54.28 14th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:37.02 5th
  4x100m Medley Relay   3:59.46 (heats only) 8th
World Championships 50m Freestyle 2013 25.37 19th
  100m Freestyle   55.40 21st
  100m Freestyle 2011 55.33 16th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:39.74 9th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay 2009 3:36.99 7th
Commonwealth Games 50m Freestyle 2010 25.74 7th
  100m Freestyle   54.91 5th
  50m Butterfly   27.23 10th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:40.03 SILVER
  50m Freestyle 2006 26.44 12th
  100m Freestyle   57.03 11th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:42.69 SILVER
European Championships 50m Freestyle 2010 25.57 15th
  100m Freestyle   55.24 12th
  50m Butterfly   27.33 17th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:38.57 SILVER
  4x100m Medley Relay   3:59.72 GOLD
World Short Course Championships 50m Freestyle 2008 25.39 15th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay 2008 Prelims Only  
European Short Course Championships 50m Freestyle 2011 24.43 6th
  100m Freestyle   52.77 BRONZE
  4x50m Freestyle Relay   1.40.14 9th
  4x50m Medley Relay   1:48.74 4th
  50m Freestyle 2009 24.75 16th
  100m Freestyle   54.11 17th
  50m Freestyle 2006 25.86 25th
  100m Freestyle   55.95 25th
  4x50m Freestyle Relay   1:49.63 5th

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 50m Freestyle 2014 25.09 BRONZE
  100m Freestyle   54.94 SILVER
  50m Butterfly   26.41 SILVER
  50m Freestyle 2013 24.98 SILVER
  50m Freestyle 2012 24.80 SILVER
  100m Freestyle   54.01 SILVER
  50m Freestyle 2011 25.45 SILVER
  100m Freestyle   55.04 SILVER
  50m Freestyle 2010 25.46 SILVER
  100m Freestyle   54.86 SILVER
  50m Butterfly   26.88 GOLD
  50m Freestyle 2009 25.59 BRONZE
  100m Freestyle   55.63 5th
  50m Butterfly 2006 26.58 4th
  50m Freestyle   57.69 4th
  50m Freestyle 2002 27.99 28th
ASA Championships 50m Freestyle 2012 25.36 GOLD
  100m Freestyle   55.03 GOLD
  50m Butterfly   27.56 BRONZE
  50m Freestyle 2011 25.46 GOLD
  100m Freestyle   55.27 GOLD

In The Pool

Greatest achievement to date: Winning silver at the Commonwealth Games (2006)

Who has been greatest influence on you: My coaches, parents and friends

Out Of The Pool

Family Members: My mum and dad are called June and Phil

One thing you can’t live without: My mobile - I'd be lost without it

Tip for the top: Enjoy yourself and believe in what you are doing

 

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