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GB men's 4x100m medley miss out on medal

Great Britain's men finished just outside the medals as they came fourth in the 4x100 metres medley relay at the Aquatics Centre.

Liam Ta...

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Spofforth, Tancock and Renwick miss out

While there were no British medals in the Olympic swimming pool there were fifth-place finishes for Gemma Spofforth and Liam Tancock and a sixth...

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Tancock misses out on medal

Liam Tancock fell short of completing his medal collection when he was fifth in the Olympic 100 metres backstroke won in a new Olympic record by...

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Bronze for brave Adlington

Rebecca Adlington claimed Great Britain's first London 2012 medal in the pool when she produced a performance full of her customary guts and det...

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Renwick reaches 200m freestyle semis

Robbie Renwick had the home crowd on their feet at the Olympics with an aggressive swim to qualify for the 200m freestyle semi-finals in the Aqu...

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Medal Record

London 2012
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Beijing 2008
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Biography

www.liamtancock.com

Loughborough University swimmer Liam Tancock competed for Team GB in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. He placed sith in the 100m backstroke and eighth in the 200m individual medley.Beijing was Tancock’s first Olympic Games, however he already had plenty of World, European and Commonwealth level experience and medals to his name already. At the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Tancock, won 50m backstroke gold in a new World Record time - 24.04. He also set a new British record in the 100m backstroke, finishing fourth and placed seventh in the 4x100m freestyle relay. In 2007 the backstroke specialist claimed a pair of bronze medals at the World Championships in Melbourne in the 50m and 100m disciplines. At the Commonwealth Games in the same venue a year earlier Tancock won one gold and two silver medals in the 100m backstroke, 50m backstroke and 4x100m relay medley respectively. In 2005 Tancock secured another pair of bronze medals at the European Championships. Back in 2001 Tancock gained his first taste of the Olympic Movement when he competed at the European Youth Olympic Days in Murcia, Spain, winning a pair of gold medals for Team GB.