Jason Cram

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Jason Cram
Personal information
Full name Jason Cram
Nationality  Australia
Born (1982-07-21) 21 July 1982 (age 34)[1]
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)[1]
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Jason Cram (born 21 July 1982) is an Australian freestyle swimmer.

Career[edit]

Cram first competed for Australia at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester where he finished 6th in the 200 metre freestyle in 1:50.30[2] and with Grant Hackett, Leon Dunne and Ian Thorpe won gold in the 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay in new Games record time of 7:11.69.[3]

At the 2002 Pan Pacific Championships in Yokohama, Japan, Cram finished 12th in the 200 metre freestyle in 1:50.93,[4] equal 24th in the 100 metre freestyle in 51.38[5] and with Hackett, Thorpe and Craig Stevens won gold in the 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay in 7:09.00.[6]

At the 2003 Duel in the Pool between United States and Australia in Indianapolis, Cram finished 5th in the 100 metre freestyle in 50.29 and with Casey Flouch, Antony Matkovich and Adam Pine finished behind the United States in the 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay in 3:18.62.[7]

At the 2003 World Championships in Barcelona, Cram with Matkovich, Stevens and Nicholas Sprenger finished first in the heats of the 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay in 7:17.68 with Cram swimming the third leg in 1:49.03.[8] In the final, Cram and Matkovich were replace with Hackett and Thorpe who won gold in 7:08.58.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Profile of Jason Cram". Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Results of the men's 200 metre freestyle final at the 2002 Commonwealth Games". Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games. 31 July 2002. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Results of the men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay final at the 2002 Commonwealth Games". Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games. 1 August 2002. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "2002 Pan Pacific Championships Day 2 Semifinals and Finals Results". Swimming World Magazine. 25 August 2002. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "2002 Pan Pacific Championships Day 4 Prelims". Swimming World Magazine. 27 August 2002. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "2002 Pan Pacific Championships Day 4 Semifinals and Finals Results". Swimming World Magazine. 27 August 2002. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Results of the 2003 Duel in the Pool". USA Swimming. 6 April 2003. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "Results of the men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay heats at the 2003 World Aquatics Championships" (pdf). Omega. 23 July 2003: 1. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Results of the men's 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay final at the 2003 World Aquatics Championships" (pdf). Omega. 23 July 2003. Retrieved 21 January 2014.