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Biography

TANCOCK Liam

Nationality England Flag ENG England
Birth Date  
Gender Men
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs)  
Events Inscribed   Aquatics Swimming Men's 50m Backstroke
Aquatics Swimming Men's 100m Backstroke
Member of England Aquatics Swimming Men's 4x100m Medley Relay
Medals Won GOLD Medal GOLD -  Men's 100m Backstroke
SILVER Medal SILVER -  Men's 50m Backstroke

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
16 Mar
10:22
SAS Men's 50m Backstroke
Heat 04
England Flag ENG  - TANCOCK Liam (1) 25.26 Completed
16 Mar
19:09
SAS Men's 50m Backstroke
Semifinal 02
England Flag ENG  - TANCOCK Liam (1) 24.84 Completed
17 Mar
19:07
SAS Men's 50m Backstroke
Final A
England Flag ENG  - TANCOCK Liam (2) 25.10 Completed
19 Mar
11:03
SAS Men's 100m Backstroke
Heat 03
England Flag ENG  - TANCOCK Liam (2) 56.11 Completed
19 Mar
19:50
SAS Men's 100m Backstroke
Semifinal 02
England Flag ENG  - TANCOCK Liam (2) 54.92 Completed
20 Mar
20:11
SAS Men's 100m Backstroke
Final A
England Flag ENG  - TANCOCK Liam (1) 54.53 Completed

Place Of Birth Exeter, England
Residence Loughborough, England
Occupation Sport science student
Coach Ben Titley
Influential Person His parents and his coach
Recent Results FINA World Championships (Montreal, July-2005)
3rd in the 50m Backstroke (25.02)
10th in the 100m Backstroke (55.07)

British Championships (2005)
Gold in the 50m Backstroke (25.38)
Silver in the 100m Backstroke (55.21)
Commonwealth
Games History
Melbourne 2006
Silver in the 50m Backstroke (25.10)

Manchester 2002
did not compete
Olympic
Games History
has not competed
Other In his career Liam has obtained four British records and seven British junior records.

He describes his finest sporting moment as breaking the British record in the 50m Backstroke at the World Championship Trials in Manchester, 2005, and making the team for the following World competition in Montreal that year.

His first sporting success was winning two gold medals at the European Youth Olympic Days in Spain in 2001.

He was first selected for the Great Britain senior team in 2005 and he says his toughest opponent is his mind.

His lifetime ambition is to win a gold medal in the Olympics in a world record time.

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