Clyde Lewis

Clyde Lewis (born 25 September 1997) is an Australian competitive swimmer. He currently represents the Cali Condors which is part of the International Swimming League. Lewis won the gold medal in the 400 metre individual medley at the 2018 Commonwealth Games despite only gaining a place in the competition because another swimmer Mitch Larkin dropped out.[2] He also bronze medaled in the 200 m individual medley. He also won the gold medal in the 200 metre individual medley at the 2015 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.[3] He also won a silver medal in the 4 × 200 m freestyle, swimming the second leg. Lewis competed at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games where he brought back a total of 8 medals, 5 of them being gold. There, he also set a personal best time in the 50 metre backstroke and the 400 m individual medley.[4]

Clyde Lewis
Clyde Lewis - Australian Swimmer.jpg
Personal information
Nickname(s)McQueen
National team Australia
Born (1997-09-25) 25 September 1997 (age 22)
Herston, Queensland[1]
Height192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle
Medley
ClubCali Condors
St Peters Western
CoachDean Boxall

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Clyde Lewis". commonwealthgames.com.au. 2018 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  2. ^ Maasdorp, James (7 April 2018). "Clyde Lewis was only a replacement for the 400m medley — now he's a Commonwealth champion". ABC Online. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/clyde-lewis-smashes-200-im-field-for-gold-at-the-2015-fina-world-junior-championships/
  4. ^ https://swimswam.com/bio/clyde-lewis/

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