Participants

Jack CARTWRIGHT

Jack CARTWRIGHT
    Swimming
Birth Date:  22 Sep 1998
Place of Birth:  AUCHENFLOWER
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  19
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  191
Weight (Kg):  81

Jack CARTWRIGHT - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 11:59
Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Heat 2
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 22:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 11:49
Men's 100m Freestyle Heat 6
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 20:59
Men's 100m Freestyle Semifinal 1
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 19:43
Gold Medal Event Men's 100m Freestyle Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 22:01
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 11:37
Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Heat 2
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 21:52
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Result
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 100m Freestyle 7 48.24
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay DSQ -
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 4 7:05.98

Occupation: Athlete (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Dean BOXALL (AUS) (couriermail.com.au, 24 Apr 2017)


Reason: "My older brothers swam, and I was always around a pool deck as a baby." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ambition: Making the national team for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (Weekend Australian, 17 Jun 2017)
Memorable: "Swimming under the 48-second mark in the 100m freestyle and competing at the (2017 FINA) World Champs last year." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Hero: "Eamon SULLIVAN (AUS), watching him smash all the world records around 2008 inspired me." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Influence: "My older brothers, they all used to swim and it made me want to." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Ritual: "Try to keep calm and relaxed, nothing is ever set in stone." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Additional information

OPPORTUNITY
Finished third in the 100m freestyle at the national trials in April 2016 while swimming with bronchitis, but received a call-up for the individual spot after Kyle CHALMERS underwent surgery for a heart condition. At the 2017 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, made the final and finished seventh in the 100m freestyle in a time of 48.24, after posting a personal best of 47.97 in the semifinal. (swimswam.com, 26 Aug 2017; heraldsun.com.au, 27 Jul 2017)

HEART
Has a heart problem, supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), since 2016. Previously has only been an issue when sitting on the couch at home. Now, depending on whether it impacts his career, there may be a discussion about treatment beyond the conservative approach of waiting it out. That didn't work at the Australian Swimming Trials for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in February 2018, with his heart rate refusing to settle, leading to an ambulance and hospital treatment. (smh.com.au, 2 Mar 2018)


RELOCATION
Grew up in Biloela in central Queensland. The local pool closed down, forcing him to move first to Gladstone, then to Brisbane, where he joined coach Dean BOXALL (AUS) at the St Peters squad. (heraldsun.com.au, 27 Jul 2017)


PRIDE
His mother, Michelle, quit her teaching job to help him with his studies while balancing his athletics. (swimswam.com, 28 Aug 2017)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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