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Kenneth To

Australian Swimmer Number 705

Born -   7/07/1992, Hong Kong
Lives -   Sydney, NSW
Height -   170cms
Weight -   70kg

Club -   Trinity Grammar/NSWIS
Trains -   Trinity Grammar
Coach -   Matt Brown
Main Event(s) -   200m IM, 100m free, 100m fly

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Career Highlights

Won silver in the 100m IM at the 2012 World Short Course Championships, just 0.17 behind Ryan Lochte.

Won three gold medals at the 2010 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii, including a personal best time in the 50m freestyle.

Won a silver and bronze medal at the 2010 Youth Olympics in Singapore.

Personal Best Times

Long Course

100m butterfly
52.56 – 2013 Australian Swimming Championships
100m freestyle
48.58 – 2013 Australian Swimming Championships
200m IM
1:58.72 – 2013 Australian Swimming Championships

Short Course

100m freestyle
46.57 – 2013 FINA World Cup, Berlin
100m IM
51.19 - 2013 FINA World Cup, Doha
200m IM
1:53.42 - 2012 FINA World Short Course Championships


Representative Honours and Results

World Championships
2013 Barcelona, Spain - Silver: 4x100m medley relay (heat swimmer), 4th men's 4x100m freestyle relay (heat swimmer, 13th 200m individual medley
2011 Shanghai, China - 7th 200m IM

World Short Course
2012 Istanbul, Turkey - Silver: 100m IM, Bronze: 4x100m freestyle, 4x100m medley relay, 4th 200m IM 2010 Dubai, UAE - 5th 100m IM, 6th 200m IM

Youth Olympic Games
2010 Singapore - Silver: 200m IM Bronze: 50m free

Junior Pan Pacific
2010 Maui, USA - Gold: 50m free, 100m free, 4x100m free

More Results >

Getting to know Kenneth To

What would you like to do after your swimming career?
Not sure. Work as a physio or open up a swim school

Notable Quote:
‘If you only train hard on the days you feel good, you’re never going to get anywhere.’

Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?
My coach of 8 years, Matthew Brown- he has gotten me to where I am now in this sport   

Have you ever encountered any obstacles or major injuries during your swimming career?
Appendices removed 6 weeks out from the 2012 Olympic Trails. It threw out my preparation and I ended up missing the team


Swimmer and why? Michael Phelps, the greatest                                        

Drink: Protein shake

Place to Holiday: Anywhere I can                                                                    

Swim Meet and why? The Olympic games, the pinnacle of our sport

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