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Mitchell Larkin

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“Today I'll do what others won't, so tomorrow I'll do what others can't.”

Age
26
CLUB
St Peters Western
Coach
Dean Boxall
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Mitchell Larkin

Achievements

Larkin has made a name for himself in the swimming world, sweeping up medals, records and continually achieving amazing results, including winning dual gold in both the 100m and 200m backstroke events at the World Championships in 2015. Most recently Larkin was part of the team to win gold and set a new Commonwealth Games Record the 4x100m medley relay. A successful junior individual medley swimmer, Larkin recently returned to the race and picked up a gold at the Commonwealth Games and a silver at the Pan Pacific Championships in the same event.

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Olympic Games

London, England 2012

  • Placed 8th in the Men’s 200m Backstroke

Rio, Brazil 2016

  • Won silver in the Men’s 200m Backstroke
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Placed 4th in the Men’s 100m Backstroke

Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Scotland 2014

  • Won gold in the Men’s 200m Backstroke
  • Won silver in the Men’s 50m Backstroke
  • Won silver in the Men’s 100m Backstroke
  • Won silver in the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay

Gold Coast, Australia 2018

  • Won gold in the Men’s 50m Backstroke
  • Won gold in the Men’s 100m Backstroke
  • Won gold in the Men’s 200m Backstroke
  • Won gold in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley (GR)
  • Won gold in the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay (GR)

Pan Pacific Championships

Gold Coast, Australia 2014

  • Won bronze in the Men’s 200m Backstroke
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Placed 4th in the Men’s 100m Backstroke

Tokyo, Japan 2018

  • Won gold in the Men’s 4x100m Mixed Medley Relay
  • Won silver in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 100m Backstroke
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay

World Short Course Championships

Doha, Qatar 2014

  • Won gold in the Men’s 100m Backstroke
  • Won bronze in the Men’s 200m Backstroke
  • Placed 6th in the Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Windsor, Canada 2016

  • Won gold in the Men’s 100m Backstroke
  • Won silver in the Men’s 4x100m Medley

World Championships

Shanghai, China 2011

  • Placed 23rd in the Men’s 200m Backstroke
  • Placed 25th in the Men’s 400m Individual Medley
  • Placed 34th in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley

Barcelona, Spain 2013

  • Placed 17th in the Men’s 200m Backstroke

Kazan, Russia 2015

  • Won gold in the Men’s 100m Backstroke
  • Won gold in the Men’s 200m Backstroke
  • Won silver in the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Placed 4th in the Men’s 50m Backstroke

Budapest, Hungary 2017

  • Won silver in the Men’s 4x100m Mixed Medley
  • Placed 6th in the Men’s 100m Backstroke
  • Placed 15th in the Men’s 200m Backstroke
  • Placed 9th in the Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay

Gwangju, South Korea 2019

  • Won gold in the Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Won bronze in the Men's 100m Backstroke
  • Placed 5th in the Men's 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Placed 7th in the Men's 200m Individual Medley
  • Placed 20th in the Men's 50m Backstroke
Mitch Larkin

In The Pool

Olympic Games

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1
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Commonwealth Games

6
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World Championships

3
2
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World Short Course Championships

2
1
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Pan Pacific Championships

1
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4

Records

  • Commonwealth Records
  • Event Time Location Date
    Men's 200m IM 1:55.72 Brisbane - World Swimming Trials June 2019
    Men's 100m Backstroke 52.11 Dubai - FINA World Cup 2015
    Men's 200m Backstroke 1:53.17 Dubai - FINA World Cup 2015

     

  • Games Record
  • Event Time Location Date

    Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

    3:31.04

    Mitch Larkin (53.14)
    Jake Packard (59.29)
    Grant Irvine (51.36)
    Kyle Chalmers (47.25)

    Gold Coast - Commonwealth Games April 2018
    Men's 200m IM 1:57.67 Gold Coast - Commonwealth Games April 2018
    Mitch Larkin

     

 

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