David Davies
D.O.B: 03.03.1985
Club: City of Cardiff
Coach: David Haller

PERSONAL BESTS

Long Course 200m Freestyle 1:47.31 2009  
Long Course 400m Freestyle 3:45.24 2009  
Long Course 1,500m Freestyle 14:45.95 2004 BR
Short Course 400m Freestyle 3:45.08 2005  
Short Course 1,500m Freestyle 14:32.56 2004 BR

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Davies represented Wales in the 2002 Commonwealth Games.
  • At the age of 18 he took part in the 2004 Olympics in Athens where he took the bronze medal in a European record 14:45.95.
  • Davies won the gold medal in the 1,500m freestyle and the bronze medal in the 400m freestyle for Wales at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. He took silver at the 2008 World Short Course Championship held in Manchester, England on 13th April 2008.
  • He represented Great Britain in Beijing in the 2008 Olympics and won his second Olympic medal, scooping silver in the 10km Open Water race.

GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS

PERSONAL DETAILS

One thing you can't live without: My Ipod - I need the tunes!

Tip for the top: Train hard and enjoy. Always listen to your coach

Life after swimming: Putting my feet up while my missus makes the money

How would you like to be remembered: Chilled out guy who worked hard and achieved

Favourites 

Sports Team: Cardiff City

Films: Snatch and Home Alone 2

Band/Music: Kasbian, Killers, Oasis and the Kooks

Food: Rice Pudding and Sunday Roast

Hobbies: Playstation 3

Last book read: Nuts Magazine

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