A passionate breaststroker from Queensland, Jake Michel made his Dolphins debut at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in London. The determined athlete, who trains at Carina League CJ’s, most recently won two gold medals at the Hancock Prospecting Australia Swimming Championships for the 50m and 100m breaststroke disciplines which saw him achieve the qualifying time for the world champs. Michel is also a dual Australian breaststroke (S14) record holder.Read More
Tokyo, Japan 2020 (2021)
- Won silver in the Men's 100m Breaststroke (SB14)
World Para Swimming Championships
London, England 2019
- Placed 4th in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke (SB14)
Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Championships
Adelaide, SA 2019
- Won gold in the Men’s 50m Breaststroke Multi-Class
- Won gold in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke Multi-Class
- Finished 11th in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley Multi-Class
- Finished 12th in the Men’s 50m Freestyle Multi-Class
- Finished 20th in the Men’s 100m Freestyle Multi-Class
2019 World Para World Swimming Series
- Won gold in the Men’s 100m Breaststroke
In The Pool
Get to know Jake
- What's your favourite swimming memory?
- What's on your pre-race playlist?
- What's your ambition post swimming?
- Three words that best describe me
- What are your hobbies away from swimming?
- What's something interesting about you that people don't know?
Setting two Australian 100m breaststroke records in a heat and final at the Para Pan Pac trials.
'Stronger'by Kanye West and 'Bonkers' by Dizzee Rascal
I'd like to become a swimming coach.
Gaming, surfing and going to the beach. I also like shopping with friends.
I'm more than 200cm tall - I'm 6 ft 7.