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Kate Haywood

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Personal Data

Date Of Birth: 1st April 1987

Born: Grimsby

Height: 1.77m

Weight: 69kg

Team/Club: Loughborough University / Nunawading SC

Coach: Rohan Taylor

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 50m Breaststroke 31.12 2010  
Long Course 100m Breaststroke 1:07.56 2008 BR
Long Course 200m Breaststroke 2.31.23 2007  
Short Course 50m Breaststroke 30.35 2008  
Short Course 100m Breaststroke 1.05.95 2008  
Short Course 200m Breaststroke 2.30.09 2006  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 100m Breaststroke 2012 1:09.22 28th
  100m Breaststroke 2008 1:08.14 11th
  4x100m Medley Relay   3:57.50 4th
World Championships 50m Breaststroke 2011 31.43 9th
  50m Breaststroke 2007 31.82 7th
  100m Breaststroke   1.08.72 7th
  50m Breaststroke 2005 31.49 6th
Commonwealth Games 50m Breaststroke 2010 31.17 BRONZE
  100m Breaststroke   1:08.29 BRONZE
  4x100m Medley Relay   4:00.09 SILVER
  50m Breaststroke 2006 31.84 5th
  100m Breaststroke   1:09.28 6th
  4x100m Medley Relay   4.04.61 SILVER
  50m Breaststroke 2002 32.57 7th
  100m Breaststroke   1:10.20 6th
  4x100m Medley Relay 2002 4.05.65 BRONZE
European Championships 50m Breaststroke 2010 31.12 SILVER
  4x100m Medley Relay   3:59.72 GOLD
  4x100m Medley Relay 2008 3:59.33 GOLD
  50m Breaststroke 2006 31.71 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke   1.08.78 5th
World Short Course Championships 50m Breaststroke 2008 30.35 SILVER
  4x100m Medley Relay 2008 3:53.02 BRONZE
European Short Course Championships 50m Breaststroke 2006 30.88 SILVER
  50m Breaststroke 2004 31.52 BRONZE
  4x50m Medley Relay 2006 1:48.26 SILVER

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 100m Breaststroke 2012 1:08.07 GOLD
  100m Breaststroke 2011 1:10.36 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke 2010 1:09.56 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke 2009 1:08.59 GOLD
  100m Breaststroke 2008 1:07.84 GOLD
  50m Breaststroke 2005 31.45 GOLD
  100m Breaststroke   1.09.27 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke 2004 1.10.20 BRONZE
  50m Breaststroke 2003 32.67 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke   1.11.85 6th
  200m Breaststroke   2.34.01 4th
  50m Breaststroke 2002 32.86 BRONZE
  100m Breaststroke   1.10.49 BRONZE
  50m Breaststroke 2001 32.45 BRONZE
  100m Breaststroke   1.15.34 8th
  200m Breaststroke   2.44.43 20th
  50m Breaststroke 2000 33.77 SILVER
  100m Breaststroke   1.13.27 10th
ASA Championships 100m Breaststroke 2010 1:09.01 GOLD
  200m Breaststroke 2008 2:54.33 15th
  50m Breaststroke 2003 32.81 GOLD
  100m Breaststroke   1.11.63 SILVER
  50m Breaststroke 2002 33.09 4th
  100m Breaststroke   1.11.54 4th
  200m Breaststroke   2.36.16 SILVER

In the Pool

Greatest achievement to date: European Championships 2008. I swam the breaststroke leg in the 4x100m medley relay. We won the gold medal and broke the European record.

Aspiration: To focus on getting into an Olympic final.

Who has been greatest influence on you: My family

Out of the Pool

One thing you can’t live without: My hair straighteners, without a doubt.

Tip for the top: To work hard and be dedicated. Try to enjoy yourself.

Life after swimming: No idea. Not sure what though.


Band/Music: Currently listening to Fergie and Leona Lewis.


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