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Jake Packard

#756

Born

20/06/94 Sydney Australia

Lives

Sunshine Coast, QLD

Height

195cm

Weight

Coach

Chris Mooney

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

I am pretty good cook. Specialty in the kitchen is pork belly. Gotta love that crackling!

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SWIMMING:

Cooking, surfing, fishing. Water sports.

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO AFTER YOUR SWIMMING CAREER?

I am doing a Bachelor of Animal Ecology and hopefully would like to do a lot more conservation work.

WHO IS THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON YOU HAVE EVER MET?

Everyone you idolise is in swimming. Ian Thorpe was a highlight.

FAVOURITE QUOTE?

Ride the rainbow, catch the dream.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Part of 4x100m relay who won Gold and set a new Games Record at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. 
Part of the bronze medal winning 4 x 100m medley relay at the 2016 Olympic Games
Qualified for his first Olympics in Rio, 2016
Finishing 4th in the 100m breaststroke at the 2015 FINA World Championships
Australian Representative Honours and Results
Olympic Games
Rio, Brazil, 2016 -9th 100 breaststroke
 
World Championships
Kazan, Russia, 2015: Silver: 4x100m medley relay, 5th 100m breaststroke
FINA World Championships Total: S1

Commonwealth Games
Gold Coast, Australia 2018: Gold 4x100m medley relay (GR), 4th 50m breaststroke, 4th 100m breaststroke 
Commonwealth Games Total: G: 1
                       
Pan Pacific
Gold Coast, Australia, 2014: Bronze: 4x100m medley relay, 6th 100m breaststroke
Pan Pacific Championship Total: B:1
 
World Short Course Championships
Doha, Qatar, 2014: 11th 200m Breaststroke

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Meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two impostors just the same!

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