2001 European Junior Championships, Malta   GOLD 200m Individual Medley
 
                                                                   GOLD 400m Individual Medley
 
2002 Commonwealth Games, Manchester        GOLD, 200m Backstroke
 
2004 Olympic Games, Athens                          4th, 200m Backstroke
 
2008 Olympic Games, Beijing                          6th, 200m Individual Medley
 
2010 Commonwealth Games, Delhi                  GOLD, 200m Backstroke
 
                                                                    GOLD, 200m Individual Medley
 
James has been with Stockport Metro since the age of 8, and has progressed through the programme, first winning national titles in his age group, then representing Great Britain at junior level and then at senior level.
 
He’s one of the most experienced swimmers on the England and Great Britain teams, having competed at two Olympic Games, two Commonwealth Games and four World Championships, and has made finals at every level.
 
James has been British and Commonwealth record holder on the 200m Backstroke and 200m Individual Medley a number of times.
 
Quick facts:
 
James was born in the Seychelles where he lived for the first two years of his life, and then grew up in Woodley, near Stockport.
 
He has a two year old daughter,  Evie.
 
He has an ‘A’ level in Film Studies.
 
He’s a lifelong Manchester City fan.

 

  

 

 

 

 

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