Johnathan Steele

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Johnathan Steele
Personal information
Full name Johnathan Andrew Steele
Nationality  Grenada
Born (1984-06-25) 25 June 1984 (age 30)
St. Georges, Grenada
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Johnathan Andrew Steele (born June 25, 1984 in St. Georges) is a retired Grenadian swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events.[1] He held numerous age group titles for Grenada in the 50, 100, and 200 m freestyle, and was also chosen as the nation's student athlete for the Olympic Youth Camp, when Australia hosted the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Steele qualified for the men's 50 m freestyle at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by receiving a Universality place from FINA, in an entry time of 26.34.[2] He challenged seven other swimmers in heat three, including 16-year-old Chris Hackel of Mauritius. He raced to third place in 26.40, just 0.06 of a second off his entry time. Steele failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed sixty-fourth out of 86 swimmers in the preliminaries.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johnathan Steele". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Swimming – Men's 50m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 3)" (PDF). Athens 2004. Omega Timing. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's 50m Freestyle Heat 3". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 20 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Thomas, Stephen (19 August 2004). "Men’s 50 Freestyle Prelims Day 6: Hall Splashes a Hot 22.04, Fastest Qualifier; Lezak Makes This One but Popov, Hoogie Bow Out". Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 

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