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Siobhan-Marie O'Connor - GBR

After reaching two finals on an encouraging European Junior Championship debut in 2010, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor burst on to the scene in 2011, winning 200m Individual Medley gold at the ASA National Championships to secure a place at the World Championships in Shanghai. She was the youngest swimmer on the London 2012 Olympic team. During the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, she became the first GB woman to win a medal in 200 IM.

Age - 20


Height - 1.70m


Event - Medley


After reaching two finals on an encouraging European Junior Championship debut in 2010, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor burst on to the scene in 2011, winning 200m Individual Medley gold at the ASA National Championships to secure a place at the World Championships in Shanghai. She was the youngest swimmer on the London 2012 Olympic team. During the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, she became the first GB woman to win a medal in 200 IM.



You get out what you put in.



World Short Course Championships 2014



  • 3 Silvers


World Championships 2014



  • 3 Silvers


Commonwealth Games 2014



  • 1 Gold

  • 1 Silver

  • 1 Bronze


Tell us about a career defining moment.
The day after I missed out on qualifying for the 2012 Olympics in my main event.


Do you have any pre-race rituals?
I have to get on the block from the same side and do all the same stretches in the call room.


What is your favourite food?
Banoffee Pie


What was the last book you read?
I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes. It was brilliant.


What would you like to do after your swimming career?
Travelling