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Thomas Fraser-Holmes



10/09/91 Newcastle, NSW Australia


Gold Coast, QLD







Who is the most famous person you have ever met?

Kobe Bryant

Something interesting about you

Had a major operation on my stomach when I was 2 weeks of age; I couldn’t’ digest any food.

What would you like to do after your swimming career?

Fire service

Where is your favourite place to holiday?

I love going and spending time on the west coast of the USA

Favourite Quote

Don’t count the days, make the days count

Career Highlights

Gained selection onto his 2nd Olympic team following his wins in the 400m IM and 200m freestyle at the 2016 Championships

He won gold in the 200m freestyle at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and Pan Pacific Championships.

He finished first in the 400m IM and the 200m freestyle to qualify for the 2012 London Olympic Games and qualified for three finals at his first Olympic Games in the 200m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle and the 400m IM.

He won a gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay and bronze in the 200m freestyle at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi!

AUSTRALIAN REPRESENTATIVE HONOURS AND RESULTS                                                                                   
Olympic Games
  • London, England, 2012: 7th 200m freestyle, 400m IM                   
  • Rio, Brazil, 2016: 4th 4x200m freestyle, 6th 400m IM, 9th 200m freestyle                          
World Championships   
  • Shanghai, China, 2011: 5th 4x200m free, 19th 400m free, 22nd 200m free                                    
  • Barcelona, Spain, 2013: 8th 200m freestyle, 400m individual medley                                               
  •  Kazan, Russia, 2015: Bronze: 4x200m freestyle, 10th 400m individual medley                
FINA World Championships Total: B: 1

Commonwealth Games               
  • Delhi, India, 2010: Gold: 4x200m free Bronze: 200m free, 5th 400m IM          
  • Glasgow, Scotland, 2014: Gold: 200m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay, Silver: 400m IM 4th 200m IM        
Commonwealth Games Total, Gold: 3 Silver: 1 Bronze: 1

Pan Pacific
  • Irvine, USA 2010: Bronze: 4x200m free, 4th 200m free, 12th 200m IM, 13th 400m free, DQ 400m IM                
  • Gold Coast, Australia, 2014: Gold: 200m freestyle Bronze: 4x200m freestyle, 4th 400m IM                                          
Pan Pacific Championship Total G: 2 B: 1

Tips from the top

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

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