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Mitchell Larkin

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Born

9/07/93 Buderim, QLD Australia

Lives

Brisbane, QLD

Height

189cms

Weight

74kg

Coach

Dean Boxall

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SWIMMING:

Relaxing and getting away from swimming.

WHO IS THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON YOU HAVE EVER MET?

Aaron Peirsol.

WHO INSPIRES YOU?

Dean Boxall. Keeps me motivated and keeps us hungry.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Won Gold and set new Games Record in the 200m IM and was part of the 4x100m medley relay who won gold and set a new Games Record at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Won a silver and bronze at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 Became a dual world champion in 2015 when he won the 100 and 200m backstroke in Kazan Mitch won gold in the 200m backstroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and won gold in the 100m backstroke at the 2014 World Short Course! He finished 8th in the 200m backstroke at the 2012 London Olympic Games and also won the 2012 national title in the 200m backstroke at the Australian swimming championships to qualify for his debut Olympic Games.

Australian Representative Honours and Results Olympic Games

London, England, 2012, 8th 200m backstroke

Rio, Brazil, 2016: Silver: 200m backstroke, Bronze: 4x100m medley relay, 4th 100m backstroke

World Championships

Shanghai, China, 2011, 23rd 200m back, 25th 400m IM, 34th 200m IM

Barcelona, Spain, 2013, 17th 200m backstroke

Kazan, Russia, 2015, Gold: 100 and 200m backstroke Silver: 4x100m medley relay, 4th 50m backstroke

Budapest, Hungary, 2017: 6th 100m backstroke, 15th 200m backstroke semi-final, 9th 4 x 100m medley relay semi-final.

FINA World Championships Total: G: 2 S: 1

Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Scotland, 2014, Gold: 200m backstroke Silver: 50m backstroke, 100m backstroke, 4x100m medley relay
Gold Coast, Australia 2018: Gold 50m backstroke, G 100m backstroke, Gold 200m backstroke, Gold 200m IM (GR), Gold 4x100m medley relay (GR)

Commonwealth Games Total: G: 6 S: 3

Pan Pacs

Gold Coast, Australia, 2014, Bronze: 200m backstroke, 4x100m medley relay, 4th 100m backstroke

Pan Pacific Championship Total: B: 2

World Short Course

Doha, Qatar, 2014, Gold: 100m backstroke Bronze: 200m backstroke 6th 4x100m freestyle

FINA World Short Course Total: G: 1 B: 1

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Live your fears, realise your dreams, attain your goals!

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