Participants

Grant IRVINE

Grant IRVINE
    Swimming
Birth Date:  17 Mar 1991
Place of Birth:  BRISBANE
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  27
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  186
Weight (Kg):  80

Grant IRVINE - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 11:32
Men's 50m Butterfly Heat 6
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 20:52
Men's 50m Butterfly Semifinal 1
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 19:37
Gold Medal Event Men's 50m Butterfly Final
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 10:31
Men's 200m Butterfly Heat 1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 19:37
Gold Medal Event Men's 200m Butterfly Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 11:40
Men's 100m Butterfly Heat 3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:53
Men's 100m Butterfly Semifinal 1
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 21:59
Gold Medal Event Men's 100m Butterfly 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
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Men's 200m Butterfly 2 1:56.34

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 100m Butterfly 13 51.87
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 200m Butterfly 9 1:56.07

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 100m Butterfly 7 51.00
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 200m Butterfly 12 1:56.33
2017 Budapest, HUN Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:41.21
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 200m Butterfly 15 1:57.94
2013 Barcelona, ESP Men's 200m Butterfly 14 1:56.95

Nickname: Grunz (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hobbies

Snowboarding, beach volleyball, movies (Athlete, Oct 2017; olympics.com.au, May 2016)


Occupation: Athlete, accountant (Olympic News Service, Aug 2016; Athlete, 7 Feb 2018)
Education: Accounting at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Michael BOHL (AUS) (Athlete, 7 Feb 2017)


Reason: Loves being in the water and pushing himself to new limits. (olympics.com.au, May 2016)
Ambition: "Make the (Gold Coast 2018) Commonwealth Games team and do as well as I can." (Athlete, 7 Feb 2018)
Memorable: "Competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and the 2017 World Championships 100m butterfly final in Budapest." (Athlete, 7 Feb 2018)
Hero: "Michael KLIM (AUS), as I grew up watching him swim butterfly and that's the stroke I wanted to do." (Athlete, 7 Feb 2018)
Influence: "My parents, for supporting me all the way through my career." (swimming.org.au, 28 Aug 2017)
Ritual: "Make sure my goggles are super tight." (Athlete, 7 Feb 2018)
Additional information

PERSISTENCE
Missed out on the London 2012 Olympic Games team by 0.27 of a second. Dedicated his life to making the team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. At the team trials in April 2016, achieved his goal by an even slimmer margin - 0.02 of a second. (couriermail.com.au, 13 Aug 2016; couriermail.com.au, 27 May 2016)


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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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