|Full name||Brian Lawrence Johns|
August 5, 1982 |
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|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.
- 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
|World Record Holder
Men's 400 Individual Medley (25m)
February 23, 2003 – December 9, 2005