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Joshua Beaver

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Born

1/03/93 Tooradin Australia

Lives

Victoria

Height

175cm

Weight

Nickname

Josh, Beaver

Coach

Ashley Delaney

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

My home town of Tooradin is the largest asparagus producer in the southern hemisphere.

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SWIMMING:

Woodwork, surfing, kicking the footy.

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO AFTER YOUR SWIMMING CAREER?

I haven’t figured that out yet, but not sure. I’m excited to figure it out.

WHO IS THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON YOU HAVE EVER MET?

Rod Laver. I went to the Australian Open with the him.

FAVOURITE QUOTE?

The journey gives meaning to the destination.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Qualified for his first Olympic team in 2016

Winning silver in the 200m backstroke at the 2014 Commonwealth Games

Australian Representative Honours and Results

Olympic Games

Rio, Brazil, 2016: 10th 200m backstroke, 13th 100m backstroke

World Championships

Kazan, Russia, 2015: 14th 200m backstroke

Budapest, Hungary 2017: 12th 200m Backstroke Semi Final.

Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Scotland, 2014: Silver: 200m backstroke, 4x100m medley relay (heats), Bronze: 100m backstroke, 5th 50m backstroke
Gold Coast, Australia 2018: Bronze, 200m backstroke 

Commonwealth Games Total, S:2 B:2

Pan Pacific

Gold Coast, Australia, 2014: 5th 200m backstroke, 10th 100m back

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