Friday, March 16, 2012

James Magnussen

James Magnussen, nicknamed 'The Missile,' is an Australian swimmer, competing primarily in freestyle events. He is currently the world champion for the 100-meter freestyle, and the first Australian to win gold for 100-m freestyle in the World Championships (2011)

He lives in Sydney, and currently a brand ambassador for Samsung. 

Born: November 4, 1991 in Port Macquarie, NSW 
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 90 kg
Website: Facebook

Achievements/Career Highlights:
  • Personal best - 100-m freestyle: 47.49 at 2011 FINA World Championships
  • Personal best -  50-m freestyle: 22.41 at 2012 South Australian State Championships
  • won gold medal in 4x100 freestyle relay at 2010 Commonwealth Games
  • won gold at the 2011 Australian Swimming Championships
  • won gold in 4x100 freestyle relay at the 2011 World Championships
  • won silver in 4x100 medley relay at the 2011 World Championships

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