London 2012: Hatfield swimmer ready for second Olympics

Swimmer Adam Brown

Swimmer Adam Brown

Archant

HATFIELD swimmer Adam Brown is preparing to dive into the pool for his second Olympics.

Adam Brown factfile

* Name: Adam Brown

* Age: 23

* Sport: Swimming

* Club: Hatfield Swimming Club

* Olympic events: Men’s 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle and 4x100m freestyle relay.

* Date of Events: July 29 – 4x100m heats; July 31 – 100m freestyle heats; August 2 – 50m freestyle heats; August 3 – 4x100m medley heats.

Facts: Trains at Hertfordshire Sport Village. Has his own website www.adambrownswim.co.uk

The freestyle specialist from Hatfield Swimming Club is down to compete in the men’s 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle and the 4x100m freestyle relay at the London Aquatics Centre.

Adam, who trains at the Hertfordshire Sport Village and went to the Beijing Games four years ago, got his first taste of the London 2012 atmosphere yesterday (Saturday) when the watched the opening day of the swimming competition.

He tweeted: “was so exciting watching the swimming in the aquatic centre this morning! was so unbelievably loud every time a brit stood on the blocks!”

The heats of the 4x100m freestyle relay take place today (Sunday), with the final this evening.

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Latest London news

Friday, June 24, 2016
The protest is marching on the Shard (Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Images)

Pro-EU protesters are planning to march to the headquarters of Rupert Murdoch’s News UK. where pro-Brexit tabloid The Sun is based, this evening.

Don't Miss...

Competitions

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Read more
Win a BMW 1 series

There are fewer cars currently on the market more stylish and exciting than the BMW. Known all over the world as one of the best car manufacturers, the BMW is renowned for sleek designs and fantastic high quality workmanship.

Read more

Latest Tech News

Transport