Michael Rock (swimmer)

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Michael Rock
Personal information
Full name Michael Rock
Nickname(s) Rocky, The Rock
Nationality  United Kingdom
Born (1987-03-13) 13 March 1987 (age 27)
Liverpool, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb; 12.1 st)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
Club Everton SC,Stockport Metro SC and City of Liverpool SC
College team University of Manchester

Michael Paul Rock (born 13 March 1987 in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom) is a British butterfly stroke swimmer. He attended St. Edward's College, Liverpool, from 1998 to 2003.

As of 2008 he is a student at The University of Manchester, and is studying Law.[1]

Swimming career[edit]

Rock competed in the 100 m and 200 m butterfly events at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, after becoming British champion in both events at the 2008 British Olympic Swimming Trials in Sheffield.

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, competed in the 100 and 200m butterfly events where he won silver at 200m.[2]

Long course (50 m)
Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
100 m butterfly 51.41 NR 23 Aug 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy
200 m butterfly 1:54.58 NR 24 Aug 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy
Short course (25 m)
Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
100 m butterfly 50.13 NR 11 Nov 2009 World Cup Stockholm, Sweden
200 m butterfly 1:51.32 10 Nov 2009 World Cup Stockholm, Sweden
Legend: WRWorld record; EREuropean record; CRCommonwealth record; NRBritish record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "University of Manchester sports scholarship students 2006/7". Retrieved 2008-04-17. 
  2. ^ "Results - Monday 4 October". BBC News. 30 September 2010.