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Jack Thorpe

Date Of Birth: 16 June 1994
Place Of Birth: Edinburgh
Current Club: Edinburgh University
Current Coach: Chris Jones

Gold Coast 2018 will be JACK THORPE's second Commonwealth Games, having taken part in the 4x100m Medley event at Glasgow 2014 in his home games.

Jack has also competed at the World University Games and at British level, achieving a Silver and Bronze in the most recent meet in Sheffield in 2017.

Jack is a freestyle specialist but away from the pool he has also achieved success in other sports with a Level 2 sailing qualification and a black belt in Taekwondo.

#ILearnedtoSwim with Jack Thorpe

"I joined because I enjoyed swimming and my parents wanted me to pursue it further. My earliest memory is the 1 on 1 swim lessons with my mum when I was very small, maybve only two or three years old. My first club was Milngavie and Bearsden."

Achievements

Commonwealth Games
201850m Freestyle22.4811th
2018100m Freestyle49.7512th
20184x100m FreestyleBronze
20184x200m FreestyleBronze
20144x100m Medley7th
World University Games
2017100m Freestyle9th
British Championships
201750m FreestyleBronze
2017100m FreestyleSilver
201650m Freestyle6th
Scottish National Championships
2017100m FreestyleGold
201750m FreestyleBronze
2016100m Freestyle10th
201450m FreestyleSilver
2014100m Freestyle4th