Gregor Tait

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Gregor Tait
Personal information
Full name Gregor Tait
Nationality British
Born (1979-04-20) 20 April 1979 (age 35)
Glasgow, Scotland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club City of Edinburgh

Gregor Tait (born 20 April 1979 in Glasgow) is a Scottish backstroke swimmer, and an Olympic swimmer for Great Britain. He has swum for Great Britain (or Scotland as noted) at the:

  • Olympics: 2004, 2008
  • World Championships: 2003, 2005, 2007
  • Commonwealth Games (Scotland): 2002, 2006
  • Short Course Europeans: 2001, 2003, 2006

At the 2006 Commonwealth Games, he won the Men's 200m Backstroke in a Games Record, and also won the 200m Individual Medley. In addition, Tait also claimed two bronze medals at the 2006 Games. He was hailed as a "national hero" upon his return by Scotland's First Minister, Jack McConnell.[1]

He is married to the Australian Olympic swimmer Alice Mills.[2]

Personal bests and records held[edit]

Event Long course Short course
50 m backstroke 26.05 24.52
100 m backstroke 54.22 51.88
200 m backstroke 1:56.67 NR 1:51.66 NR
200 m individual medley 2.00.73
Key NR:British

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Buckland, Simon (31 December 2006). "Wave power". London: Times Online. Retrieved 25 August 2009. 
  2. ^ Greenwood, Emma (13 March 2012). "Alice tells of rebound from dark days". goldcoast.com.au (News Limited). Retrieved 1 April 2012. 

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