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David McKeon

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Born

25/07/92 Wollongong, NSW Australia

Lives

Brisbane, QLD

Height

196cm

Weight

Nickname

Dave

Coach

Michael Bohl

WHAT IS SOMETHING INTERESTING THAT PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

I enjoy cooking. Standard weekly thing would be pasta or BBQs but I don’t mind doing bigger things.

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SWIMMING:

Water skiing and going to the beach.

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO AFTER YOUR SWIMMING CAREER?

I would like to stay involved in swimming, my mum and dad own a swim school.

WHO IS THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON YOU HAVE EVER MET?

Kobe Bryant at the staging camp before the Olympics 2016.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2016 Olympic finalist in the 400m freestyle Part of the 4x200m freestyle relay that finished 4th at the 2016 Olympic Games Won a gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay and silver in the 400m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games in 2014

AUSTRALIAN REPRESENTATIVE HONOURS AND RESULTS

Olympic Games

London, England, 2012: 5th 4x200m freestyle relay, 14th 400m freestyle

Rio, Brazil, 2016: 7th 400m freestyle, 30th 200m freestyle, 4th 4 x 200m freestyle relay

World Championships

Barcelona, Spain, 2013: 9th in the 4x200m freestyle, 12th 400m freestyle

Kazan, Russia, 2015: Bronze: 4x200m freestyle relay, 13th 200m freestyle

Budapest, Hungary, 2017: 8th 400m freestyle,

FINA World Championships Total B: 1

Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Scotland, 2014: Gold: 4x200m freestyle relay Silver: 400m freestyle; 4th 200m freestyle
Gold Coast, Australia 2018: 6th 400m freestyle 

Commonwealth Games Total: G:1 S:1
Pan Pacific

Gold Coast, Queensland, 2014: Bronze: 4x200m freestyle relay; 6th 400m freestyle, 10th 200m freestyle

Pan Pacific Championship Total: B:2

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