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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.
- 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 daughter, Evie.
- He has an ‘A’ level in Film Studies.
- He’s a lifelong Manchester City fan.
|2001 European Junior Championships
|GOLD 200m Individual Medley
GOLD 400m Individual Medley
|2002 Commonwealth Games
|GOLD, 200m Backstroke|
|2004 Olympic Games
|4th, 200m Backstroke|
|2008 Olympic Games
|6th, 200m Individual Medley|
2010 Commonwealth Games
|200m Backstroke GOLD
200m Individual Medley
2011 World Championships
|4th, 200m Individual Medley|
2012 Olympic Games
|7th, 200m Individual Medley|