Participants

Jack MCLOUGHLIN

Jack MCLOUGHLIN
    Swimming
Birth Date:  01 Feb 1995
Place of Birth:  SOUTH BRISBANE
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  23
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  183
Weight (Kg):  73

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SWM Swimming Men's 400m Freestyle 2 Silver
Men's 1500m Freestyle 1 Gold

Jack MCLOUGHLIN - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 10:47
Men's 400m Freestyle Heat 1
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 19:46
Gold Medal Event Men's 400m Freestyle Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 21:03
Gold Medal Event Men's 1500m Freestyle Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank Result
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 1500m Freestyle 9 14:56.02

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Result
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 800m Freestyle 13 7:53.51
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 1500m Freestyle 11 15:01.55

Nickname: Jacky-Boy (swimming.org.au, 10 May 2017)
Hobbies

Gaming (Destiny), wakeboarding (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Occupation: Student (goldcoastbulletin.com.au, 27 Jul 2016)
Education: Engineering at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Vince RALEIGH (AUS) (olympics.com.au, May 2016)


Other sports

Competes in open-water swimming. (funkytrunks.com, 12 Apr 2017)


Reason: "Mum was worried I would drown in the ocean." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ambition: Win a medal at the Olympic Games. "Be a world-leading structural civil engineer." (swimming.org.au, 25 Aug 2017; Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: Winning the silver medal in the 1500m freestyle at the national trials to gain qualification for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (swimming.org.au, 29 Aug 2017)
Hero: Olympic champion swimmer, Grant HACKETT (AUS). "Because of his achievements, I have also raced against him." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: His parents. "The support they have given me." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: Sleeps with a metronome in his ear the night before an important competition. Choreographed stretching yoga. (engineersaustralia.org.au, 2016; Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

SWITCH
Initially reluctant to take on the 1500m, only shifting to the longer distance after getting a new coach and training program. "My previous coach thought the 1500 metres was too long for me, so I stuck to the 200 and 400. When I started working with my current coach, Vince RALEIGH (AUS), we had a discussion about my future and where I could excel. He believed I could do the 1500m if I was willing to do the work, and I definitely was." (funkytrunks.com, 31 May 2017)


BEEP
Listens to a permanent beep sound, that he deliberately forced into his subconscious via a metronome he created himself. "I’m into engineering, so I’m a big sucker for technology. Probably the single most important item for me is a waterproof Finis metronome, which slips under your swim cap. I set it at 72 beats per minute and it ensures I swim with the correct stroke rate, which is all-important in my event." Although he’s not allowed to use the metronome in competition, it is his constant training partner. (goldcoastbulletin.com.au, 27 Jul 2016; engineersaustralia.org.au, 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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