DOB: 24 April 1996
Event: 400m, 800m, & 1500m Freestyle
Olympics: 1 x Gold
World Championships: 1x Bronze
Commonwealth Games: 1 x Gold; 1 x Silver
1 x time Olympian – Rio 2016
An Australian freestyle distance swimmer, Mack Horton joined competitive swimming at the age of 7 to help him face his fear of water. Three years later, aged 10, he broke his first Australian record. Mack dominated junior events and held multiple junior world records before making his senior debut in swimming. In his first Commonwealth Games, in 2014, he took team gold in the 800m freestyle relay. At his Olympic Games debut at Rio 2016, he won individual gold in the 400m freestyle.