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DOB: 24 April 1996

Event: 400m, 800m, & 1500m Freestyle

Key Stats:

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.

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