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Mack Horton

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“The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.”

Age
23
CLUB
Melbourne Vicentre
Coach
Craig Jackson
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Mack Horton

Achievements

When Horton claimed Olympic gold in the Men’s 400m Freestyle at the Rio 2016 Olympics, he became only the fourth Australian male to do so. Two years later at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the Victorian once again won gold in the 400m freestyle and recorded gold in the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay. The relay team, comprising of Alex Graham, Kyle Chalmers and Elijah Winnington, also set a new Commonwealth Games Record of 7:05.97.

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Olympic Games

Rio, Brazil 2016

  • Won gold in the Men’s 400m Freestyle
  • Placed 4th in the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • Placed 5th in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle

Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Scotland 2014

  • Won gold in the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay (heat swimmer)
  • Won silver in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle
  • Placed 4th in the Men’s 400m Freestyle

Gold Coast, Australia 2018

  • Won gold in the Men’s 400m Freestyle
  • Won gold in the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay (GR)
  • Won silver in the Men’s 200m Freestyle
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle

Pan Pacific Championships

Gold Coast, Australia 2014

  • Won silver in the Men’s 800m Freestyle
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • Placed 5th in the Men’s 400m Freestyle

Tokyo, Japan 2018

  • Won silver in the Men’s 400m Freestyle
  • Placed 5th in the Men’s 800m Freestyle

World Championships

Kazan, Russia 2015

  • Won bronze in the Men’s 800m Freestyle
  • Placed 11th in the Men’s 400m Freestyle
  • Placed 11th in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle

Budapest, Hungary 2017

  • Won silver in the Men’s 400m Freestyle
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 1500m Freestyle
  • Placed 4th in the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle

Gwangju, South Korea 2019

  • Won gold in the Men's 4x200m Freestyle (CR)
  • Won silver in the Men's 400m Freestyle
  • Placed 14th in the Men's 800m Freestyle
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Horton proudly claims the bronze medal in Budapest for the Men's 1500m Freestyle.

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Records

  • Commonwealth Games Record
  • Event Time Location Date
    Men's 4x200m Freestyle

    7:05.97

    Alexander Graham (1:46.60)
    Kyle Chalmers (1:46.47)
    Elijah Winnington (1:45.97)
    Mack Horton (1:46.93)

    Gold Coast - Commonwealth Games April 2018
  • Commonwealth Record
  • Event Time Location Date
    Men's 4x200m Freestyle

    7:00.05

    Clyde Lewis (1:45.58)
    Kyle Chalmers (1:45.37)
    Alexander Graham (1:45.05)
    Mack Horton (1:44.85)

    Gwangju - World Championships 27 July 2019

Get to know Mack Horton

Interview filmed prior to the Pan Pacific Championships in July 2018.

Mack Horton

Get to know Mack

Mack Horton - 400m WC
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