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Daniel Lee Fogg (born 24 August 1987) is an English competitive swimmer who has represented Great Britain in the Olympics and European championships, and England in the Commonwealth Games. Fogg specialises in the 1500-metre freestyle and open water swimming events.

Daniel Fogg
Personal information
Full name Daniel Lee Fogg
National team  Great Britain
Born (1987-08-24) 24 August 1987 (age 30)
Edmonton, London, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb; 11.7 st)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Hatfield Swimming Club


Early careerEdit

Daniel started his career swimming for London Borough of Waltham Forest (Gators) Swimming Club, representing the club at all levels, also captaining the club. In 2005, Daniel was selected to swim for the Great British Junior team at the European Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Daniel came 8th in the 1500m freestyle in a time of 15:42.61.[1]

Daniel Fogg started his education at Chase Lane and later moved on to Rush Croft Sports College in Chingford, London. He then attended Chingford Foundation School[2] to study A levels in the Sixth form.

Daniel went on to swim for Loughborough University swim team, as well as study sports science at the University.

International careerEdit

Daniel was first selected for the senior British team in for the 2008 European Short Course Swimming Championships, competing in both the 400-metre freestyle and 1500-metre freestyle. In 2009, Fogg was selected for the World Championships in Rome, competing in the 10-kilometre event.

Fogg won a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games competing in the men's 1500-metre freestyle.[3] At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Fogg came 5th in the open water 10-kilometre and 8th in the 1,500-metre freestyle.[4]

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