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Calum Jarvis - Swimming

Name: Calum Jarvis        
Born: Ystrad, Rhondda, Wales
School(s): Wadebridge School, Plymouth College
Club(s): Plymouth Leander Swimming Club
Stroke: Freestyle
Other Sports: 
Olympic Experience: Debut
Medals: Commonwealth Games (Bronze 2014), World Championships (Gold 2015 and 2017), European Championships (Gold 2018 and 2020, Silver 2020 and Bronze 2018)
Other Honours: Wales’ first World Champion in swimming

Picking up medals at the Commonwealth Games, World and European Championships, 29-year old Calum Jarvis will now get his shot at the Olympics. Wales’ first ever swimming World Champion, Calum was a part of the relay quartet that put a stop to USA’s run of 5 consecutive Gold medals. 

Missing out on his place at Rio 2016, Calum will be relishing his first experience of the Games and will be looking to add an Olympic medal to his fine collection when he competes in Tokyo this summer. 

What club did Calum start swimming at?

After Calum moved to Cornwall with his family as a child, Calum’s first club is Plymouth Leander Swimming Club. Dedicated to swimming, he moved to Bath to be a part of the National Centre set up.

What dates will Calum be competing at Tokyo 2020?

4 x 200m Freestyle

Tuesday, July 27 - 12.17 - Heats
Wednesday, July 28 - 04.26 - Final