London 2012: Hatfield swimmer ready for second Olympics

Swimmer Adam Brown

Swimmer Adam Brown


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

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.

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