Edward Sinclair (swimmer)

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Olympian Ed Sinclair at 2016 European Masters Championships London .jpg

Edward Sinclair (born 1980)[1] is Double Olympian, World and European medallist[2] and Ex-British and European record holder from Great Britain. He swam on a relay for Great Britain at the 2000 Olympics,[3] and was also a member of the 2004 team.[4]

After retiring (in 2005[5]) from professional swimming Ed began his coaching career at Millfield School, where he also headed the Strength & Conditioning Programme. Currently he runs Maximum Performances[5] and he also is the head coach at Teddington Swimming Club.[6]

Sinclair's swimming achievements:

  • 1999 - 2000 - sets 3 British records: 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay L.C. - 7.12.98 (1.49.62) - 19/09/00; 200m Freestyle S.C. - 1.45.91 - 17/03/00; 200m Freestyle S.C. - 1.46.22 -[7] 09/12/99
  • 1999 - sets British record at European Short Course Championships[8]
  • 1999 - Medal Winner World Short Course Championships, Hong Kong - Silver 4 × 200 m Freestyle
  • 1999 - European Short Course Championships, Lisbon: Individual British Record 200m Freestyle – 1.46.22; Individual 400m Freestyle – 4th
  • 1999 - wins Silver medal at European Aquatics Championships[9]
  • 1999 - wins first National title:[8] National Champion 200m Freestyle - Winner of the ASA Alan Hime Memorial Trophy for the best performance at the ASA National Championships
  • 1999 - finishes the year ranked 9th in the long course World Ranking (1:48:74)[10]
  • 1999 - wins Silver medal at World Championships - 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay[7]
  • 2000 - wins Silver medal at World Championships - 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay 7.03.06 (1.45.91)[7]
  • 2000 - member of Great Britain's 5th place team in the 4×200 Freestyle Relay at the 2000 Olympics and Individual British Record (1.45.90)
  • 2000 - end of year short course world rank: 200 free - 10th (1:45:81), 400 free - 13th (3:44:49)[11]
  • 2001 - end of year long course world rank: 400 free - 12th (3:50:53)[12]
  • 2001 - Finalist World Championships[13]
  • 2003 - Finalist World Championships, Barcelona
  • 2004 - Olympic Swim Team 4 × 200 m Freestyle
  • 2005 - Speedo League Team Champions

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sinclair's entry Archived 22 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine. at sports-reference.com; retrieved 2013-06-26.
  2. ^ List of European Aquatics Championships medalists in swimming (men)
  3. ^ "GB agony as Aussies smash relay record". BBC. 19 September 2000. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "GB unveil Olympic swimmers". BBC. 12 April 2004. Retrieved 28 January 2012. 
  5. ^ a b People subpage of the Maximum Performance website; retrieved 2013-06-26
  6. ^ My Coaching Philosophy subpage of the Teddington Swim Club website; retrieved 2013-06-26.
  7. ^ a b c http://www.sportcentric.com/vsite/vcontent/page/custom/0,8510,5026-146793-164009-29466-116476-custom-item,00.html
  8. ^ a b Sinclair powers in for Sheffield title published by The Independent on 1999-12-17; retrieved 2013-06-26.
  9. ^ 1999 European Aquatics Championships
  10. ^ 1999 World Rankings, published by SwimNews in 2000.
  11. ^ 2000 World Rankings, published by SwimNews in 2001.
  12. ^ 2001 World Rankings, published by SwimNews in 2002.
  13. ^ Lonsbrough, Anita (13 April 2001). "Swimming: Foster and Baker set their sights on medals". The Daily Telegraph. London.