Thomas Fraser-Holmes

Thomas William Fraser-Holmes (born 9 October 1991) is an Australian swimmer who made his international debut in 2010. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[2]

Thomas Fraser-Holmes
Kazan 2015 - Fraser-Holmes medley 200m semi.JPG
Personal information
Full nameThomas William Fraser-Holmes
National teamAustralia
Born (1991-10-09) 9 October 1991 (age 30)
Newcastle, New South Wales
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle, medley
ClubMiami
CoachDenis Cotterell[1]

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, he won individual bronze in the men's 200 m freestyle, and gold with the Australian men's 4 x 200 m freestyle relay team.[3]

He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's 200 m freestyle, the 400 m individual medley and the 4 x 200 m freestyle relay.[4]

At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he won the men's 200 m freestyle, won silver in the men's 400 m individual medley and was part of the Australian team that won gold in the men's 4 x 200 m freestyle relay in a Games record.[5]

In 2015, he set a national record in the men's 400 m medley in the short course, he set the long course record in 2013.[6] In 2015, he was also part of the Australian team that won bronze in the 4 x 200 m relay at the World Championships.[3]

At the 2016 Summer Olympics, Fraser-Holmes represented Australia in the 400 m individual medley, the 200 m freestyle, and the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay.[7]

In June 2017, Fraser-Holmes was banned for 12 months by FINA for missing three drug tests in a one-year period.[8][9]

On his return, he won silver in the men's 400 m individual medley at the short course World Championships.

At the 2019 World Championships, Fraser-Holmes was part of the Australian men's 4 x 200 m freestyle team that won gold.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lord, Craig (26 November 2015). "Emily Seebohm Riding Golden wave To Rio with a 1:59 Australian 200 Back S/C Record". Swimvortex. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 27 November 2015.
  2. ^ AIS at the Olympics Archived 6 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b c "Thomas FRASER-HOLMES | Medals | FINA Official". FINA - Fédération Internationale De Natation. Retrieved 27 July 2022.
  4. ^ "Thomas Fraser-Holmes at Olympics.com". Olympics.com. Retrieved 27 July 2022.
  5. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Thomas Fraser-Holmes Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 27 July 2022.
  6. ^ "Thomas FRASER-HOLMES | Results | FINA Official". FINA - Fédération Internationale De Natation. Retrieved 27 July 2022.
  7. ^ "2016 Australian Olympic Swimming Team selected". Australian Olympic Committee. 14 April 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Australian Olympic swimmer banned 12 months". NBC Sports.
  9. ^ "Shayna Jack: The swimming scandal that has embarrassed Australia". BBC News. "He [Horton] does not seem to have too much of an issue with other athletes who violate anti-doping rules, such as teammate Thomas Fraser-Holmes, who… was one of two Australian swimmers to serve 12-month suspensions starting in 2017 for missing three drugs tests in the space of 12 months."

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