Participants

Jake PACKARD

Jake PACKARD
    Swimming
Birth Date:  20 Jun 1994
Place of Birth:  PENRITH
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  23
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  195
Weight (Kg):  92

Jake PACKARD - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 11:05
Men's 100m Breaststroke Heat 3
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:32
Men's 100m Breaststroke Semifinal 1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 19:48
Gold Medal Event Men's 100m Breaststroke Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 10:54
Men's 50m Breaststroke Heat 5
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:23
Men's 50m Breaststroke Semifinal 2
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 21:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 50m Breaststroke 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
Olympic Games
Year Location Event Rank Result
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 100m Breaststroke 9 59.48
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3 3:29.93

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Result
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 100m Breaststroke 5 59.44
2015 Kazan, RUS Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:30.08

Nickname: Packard (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hobbies

Surfing, spearfishing (Athlete, Oct 2017; swimming.org.au, 25 Aug 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (Athlete, 2 Mar 2018)
Education: Animal ecology at University of Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, QLD, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Chris MOONEY (AUS) (swimming.org.au, 25 Aug 2017)


Injuries

Broke wrist at 16 and had immediate surgery, sidelined for five months. (asmtalent.com.au, 25 Aug 2017)


Reason: Learned swimming after a near-death accident in the backyard pool when he was four years old. (asmtalent.com.au, 25 Aug 2017; optus.com.au, 25 Aug 2016)
Ambition: Qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: Collecting bronze in the 4x100m medley relay at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Olympic medallist breaststroker, Brenton RICKARD (AUS) (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: Parents, Hazel and Kerry (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: Jump up and down on the spot, bang chest. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

AUTHORITY
Executive member of the Australian Swimmers' Association. (australianswimmers.com.au, 29 Aug 2017)


VIRUS
A nasty parasitic infection forced him to withdraw from the 2017 Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane. What was first thought to be food poisoning, turned out to be a case of salmonella that wouldn't go away. (sunshinecoastdaily.com.au, 3 Apr 2017)


Social Media

Legend

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

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