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Phathana Inthavong (born 15/02/1997; in Vientiane, Laos)[1] is a Laotian swimmer specializing in Freestyle and Backstroke.[2] He swam for Laos at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. In August 2013 he joined the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona, Spain.

Phathana Inthavong
Personal information
Full namePhathana Inthavong
Nickname(s)Jimmy
NationalityLaotian
Born (1997-02-15) February 15, 1997 (age 22)
Vientiane
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBackstroke, Freestyle

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he ranked number 56th[3] of the event.

Early lifeEdit

Phathana was born and raised in Vientiane, located in the centre of Laos. He studied in Kiettisack International School, 2014 and currently in Dong-a University. Phathana is the second of three children. Phathana began swimming at the age of nine, partly because of the influence of his sisters and partly to provide him with an outlet for his energy. By the age of 12, he swam in the 2009 Southeast Asian Games held in Vientiane, Laos.

 
Phathana and his colleagues in 2007

At the end of 2010 Phathana and his teammates participated in Lao-Korean Friendship Training Course held by KOICA. The program was in Incheon, South Korea from the 30th of July until 31 August.

Swimming careerEdit

World Aquatics ChampionshipsEdit

Phathana competed at the 2011 World Aquatics Championships in Shanghai, China between July 16 and 31, 2011. July 29, 2011 he swam 50 Freestyle heat 3 on lane number 8 with the time of 28.94. July 30, 2011 he swam 50 Backstroke heat 1 lane number 4 with the time of 35.30.

Rank Heat Lane Events Time Venue Location Year
101 3 8 Freestyle 50 28.94 Shanghai Oriental Sports Center Shanghai, CHN 2011
37 1 4 Backstroke 50 35.30 Shanghai Oriental Sports Center Shanghai, CHN 2011
142 5 1 Freestyle 50 27.88 Sinan Erdem Dome Istanbul, TUR 2012
85 2 8 Freestyle 100 1.02.85 Palau Sant Jordi Barcelona, ESP 2013
148 2 7 Freestyle 100 1.01.66 Hamad Aquatic Centre Doha, Qatar 2014
86 1 8 Backstroke 100 1.10.52 Hamad Aquatic Centre Doha, Qatar 2014

2011 Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Rank Events Time Venue Location Year
12 Backstroke 50 34.32 Jakabaring Sport Complex Palembang, INA 2011
12 Breaststroke 50 35.50 Jakabaring Sport Complex Palembang, INA 2011
13 Backstroke 100 1.13.77 Jakabaring Sport Complex Palembang, INA 2011
6 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay 4.11.36 Jakabaring Sport Complex Palembang, INA 2011

2012 Summer OlympicsEdit

Rank Heat Lane Events Time Location Location Year
56 1 4 Freestyle 50 28.17 London Aquatics Centre London, GBR 2012

2014 Asian Games[4]Edit

Rank Heat Lane Events Time Venue Location Year
36 1 1 Freestyle 100 1.02.46 Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center[5] Incheon, South Korea 2014
39 1 4 Freestyle 50 28.09 Munhak Park Tae-hwan Aquatics Center[5] Incheon, South Korea 2014

2012 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) – Men's 50 metre freestyle

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/in/phathana-inthavong-1.html on sports-reference.com
  2. ^ London 2012 profile Archived 2012-08-05 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Sports Reference profile
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-14. Retrieved 2014-10-15. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-19. Retrieved 2015-09-18. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)