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Loughborough University

Beijing Olympics 2008

Loughborough athletes

Liam Tancock

Liam TancockLiam studies Sport Science at Loughborough College.

Career highlights

Liam is the current world record holder in the 50m Backstroke and is one of the most decorated swimmers in the British squad. He won gold, double silver and bronze at the World Championships (25m) this year and has previously achieved double bronze at the 2007 World Championship as well as gold and double silver for England at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

Previous Games

Beijing 2008 is Liam's first Olympics.

Olympic events

100m Backstroke - 6th in FINAL, 53.39 British Record
200m Individual Medley -8th in FINAL, 1:59.24

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British Swimming profile

Loughborough University - Beijing 2008

Beijing facts

There are 55 Loughborough athletes in action at the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Did you know?

Former Olympic Champion Sebastian Coe is a Loughborough graduate.

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