GILCHRIST Kris < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Scotland   
Gender Men
Born 03 Dec 1983 in Edinburgh, SCO
Height1.86 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Edinburgh, SCO
Occupation Student
Higher education Sports Science - Loughborough University: Loughborough, ENG
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team City of Edinburgh, Racing Paris: Edinburgh, SCO
Name of coach Frederic Vergnoux
Coach from which country? France
International Debut
Year 2004
Competing for Great Britain
General Interest
Hobbies Listening to music and reading. (British Swimming, 08 May 2007)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a bronze medal in the 200m breaststroke at the 2006 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (British Swimming, 06 Apr. 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Set your goals, be realistic and stay optimistic." (British Swimming, 06 Apr 2008)
Awards and honours He holds the British record for the 200m breaststroke set at the 2009 Rome World Championships. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)
Ambitions To win a medal at the Olympic Games. (British Swimming, 08 May 2007)
Other information RESIDENCE
He spends his time between Edinburgh and Paris. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)