Liam Tancock

Liam Tancock


  • Event 100m backstroke
  • Date of Birth 07/05/1985
  • Born Exeter, Devon


Having been born in Exeter, Liam Tancock swum for Exeter Swimming Club and marked himself out as a talent at an early age by breaking four records at the British Winter Championship in 2000 and winning gold at the 2001 Youth Olympic Games.

Liam won three gold medals across the 2006 and 2010 Commonwealth Games, in both the 50m and 100m backstroke, while also securing world gold in the 50m backstroke in 2009 and 2011.

That 2009 gold medal came in a world record time and the former Loughborough University swimmer finished fifth at the 2012 Olympics before claiming two Commonwealth bronzes in 2014.

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