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Davies calls it quits

David Davies, who claimed two Olympic medals during a decade of representing Great Britain, has called time on his swimming career.

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Ennis begins heptathlon bid

Team GB propelled themselves up the medal table on Thursday with medals in the rowing, shooting, cycling track, canoe slalom as well as judo, an...

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Adlington sets the pace in Sheffield

Double Olympic swimming champion Rebecca Adlington found herself in a familiar position as she set the pace at the British Gas ASA National Cham...

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Davies to take on Fogg for Olympic spot

David Davies has battled dead dogs, "messed up courses" and exhaustion, but this weekend he will take on one of his closest friends Daniel Fogg ...

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David Davies books Olympic spot

David Davies put years of fatigue problems aside to reach his third Olympics after booking a spot in the 1,500 metres freestyle alongside Daniel...

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Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 1 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Athens 2004
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 1 Bronze

Biography

David Davies won an Olympic silver medal in the new Olympic event of 10km open water swim, narrowly being edged out by gold medal winner Maarten van der Weijden of the Netherlands. At the 2009 World Championships Davies placed fourth in the 800m freestyle swimming a new British record, placed 6th in the 1500m freestyle and 8th in the 400m freestyle. In 1999, Davies was selected to swim for the Welsh U15 team and has not looked back since. He broke through the ranks to be selected for the British junior team in 2001. Davies competed at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Spain and won the silver in the 200m. He won a second silver medal as part of the 4X200m Freestyle Team. However, it was in 2002 that Davies made a real splash in the swimming world. At the European Short Course Championships in Austria Davies finished in second place in the 1500m freestyle and won a bronze medal as part of the 4X200m Freestyle Team.Davies is an avid Cardiff City FC fan.