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Adam Thorp Brown (born 16 January 1989) is an English competition swimmer who has represented Great Britain at the Olympics and FINA world championships, and England at the Commonwealth Games. Brown specialises in the 50-metre and 100-metre freestyle sprint swimming events.

Adam Brown
Personal information
Full name Adam Thorp Brown
National team  Great Britain
Born (1989-01-16) 16 January 1989 (age 28)
Cambridge, England
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Hatfield Swimming Club
College team Auburn University

He moved to Australia to the Gold Coast, Queensland to attend The Southport School in 2006, from which he graduated in December 2007. Brown accepted an athletic scholarship to attend Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, where he swam for coach David Marsh and coach Brett Hawke's Auburn Tigers swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Southeastern Conference (SEC) competition from 2008 to 2011. He married Mary Casey Brown in October 2012 in Cleveland, Alabama, and continues to live and train in Auburn.

He has been a part of the British senior national team since 2008 where he represented Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 4×100-metre freestyle relay. He also represented Great Britain at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Italy. He was a part of the English team at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. He swam for Great Britain at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, China. The following year he got to represent Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. In 2013 he went on to compete at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona.

ResultsEdit

2008-Beijing Olympic Games-4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay-8th Place

2009-Rome World Championships-50m Freestyle-40th

2009-Rome World Championships-100m Freestyle-28th

2009-Rome World Championships-4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay-7th

2010-Delhi Commonwealth Games-50m Freestyle-6th

2010-Delhi Commonwealth Games-100m Freestyle-8th

2010-Delhi Commonwealth Games-4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay-SILVER MEDAL

2010-Delhi Commonwealth Games-4 × 100 m Medley Relay (heats only)-BRONZE MEDAL

2011-Shanghai World Championships-50m Freestyle-13th

2011-Shanghai World Championships-100m Freestyle-21st

2011-Shanghai World Championships-4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay-8th

2011-Shanghai World Championships-4 × 100 m Medley Relay-6th

2012-London Olympic Games-50m Freestyle-20th

2012-London Olympic Games-100m Freestyle-20th

2012-London Olympic Games-4 × 100 m Medley Relay-4th

2013-Barcelona World Championships-50m Freestyle-17th

2013-Barcelona World Championships-100m Freestyle-9th

2013-Barcelona World Championships-4 × 100 m Medley Relay-9th

Best TimesEdit

Event Time (LCM) Time (SCM) Time (SCY)
50 Freestyle 21.92* 21.37 18.72
100 Freestyle 48.48 46.75* 41.75
50 Butterfly 24.11 - -
100 Butterfly 54.94 53.33 46.17

(*) British Record

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