Philip Hubble

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Philip Hubble
Personal information
Full namePhilip C. Hubble
Nickname(s)"Phil"
National teamGreat Britain
Born (1960-07-19) 19 July 1960 (age 59)
Beaconsfield, England
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb; 12.4 st)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesButterfly
ClubHounslow

Philip C Hubble (born 19 July 1960) is an English former butterfly swimmer.

Swimming career[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Hubble represented Great Britain and competed in events at the 1980 and 1984 Olympic Games, winning the silver medal in 1980 in the men's 200-metre butterfly.

Commonwealth Games[edit]

He won seven medals at the Commonwealth Games. In 1978 he represented England and won two bronze medals in the 100 metres butterfly and 4 x 200 metres freestyle relay, at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[1] Four years later he won five more medals when representing England at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, the medals consisted of a gold medal in the 200 metres butterfly, and four silver medals in the 100 metres butterfly, the 4 x 100 metres freestyle relay, the 4 x 200 metres freestyle relay and the 4 x 100 metres medley relay.[2][3]

National Championships[edit]

He is a two times winner of the ASA National Championship 200 metres freestyle title (1980 and 1983), two times winner of the 100 metres butterfly title (1980 and 1982) and a five times winner of the 200 metres butterfly (1976, 1978, 1980, 1982 and 1983).[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 Athletes". Team England.
  2. ^ "1982 Athletes". Team England.
  3. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "Hennessy, John. "Swimming." Times, 26 May 1980, p. 11". Times Digital Archive.
  5. ^ "Still, Athole. "Hubble in spurt to second title." Times, 23 July 1983, p. 15". Times Digital Archive.
  6. ^ "Hennessy, John. "Swimming." Times, 26 May 1980, p. 11". Times Digital Archive.
  7. ^ ""Miss Croft's victory of mixed emotions." Times, 23 Aug. 1982, p. 15". Times Digital Archive.
  8. ^ "Still, Athole. "Swimming." Times, 20 Aug. 1982, p. 20". Times Digital Archive.
  9. ^ "Hennessy, John. "Swimming." Times, 29 May 1978, p. 12". Times Digital Archive.
  10. ^ "Hennessy, John. "Swimming." Times, 24 May 1980, p. 17". Times Digital Archive.
  11. ^ "Still, Athole. "Osgerby back to best form." Times, 22 July 1983, p. 18". Times Digital Archive.