Brian Johns

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Brian Johns
Personal information
Full name Brian Lawrence Johns
Nationality  Canada
Born (1982-08-05) August 5, 1982 (age 32)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Sport Swimming
Club UBC Dolphins
College team UBC Thunderbirds

Brian Lawrence Johns (born August 5, 1982) is an Olympic swimmer from Canada. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, he grew up in Richmond, British Columbia and trained with the Aquanauts and Racers (later Rapids) swim clubs. He started swimming at age five. He is currently attending the University of British Columbia and is on the varsity swimming team. He held the world record in the 400 m Individual Medley (short-course), with a time of 4:02.72. He won a silver medal at the 2002 world championships in Moscow, Russia in the 400 IM and a bronze at the 1999 World Championships in Hong Kong in the 4x200 m Freestyle Relay.

He was a member of the Canadian team that finished in fifth place in the 4x200m Relay at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Olympic finishes[edit]

  • 2000 Sydney – 15th place 200m IM, 7th place 4x200m freestyle relay
  • 2004 Athens – 15th place 400m IM, 5th place 4x200m freestyle relay
  • 2008 Beijing – 7th place in 400 IM, 5th place in 4x200m freestyle relay


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  2. ^ "BBC Sport Commonwealth Games 2002 Statistics". BBC News. Retrieved 2007-08-29. 
  3. ^ "Swimming Schedule and Results". Retrieved 2007-08-22. 
Preceded by
Matthew Dunn
World Record Holder
Men's 400 Individual Medley (25m)

February 23, 2003 – December 9, 2005
Succeeded by
László Cseh