HAFFIELD Thomas < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Wales   
Gender Men
Born 28 Jan 1988 in Neath, WAL
Height1.80 m
Weight 72 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Cardiff, WAL
Occupation Student
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up swimming at age 10.
Why this sport? He enjoyed swimming lessons when he was a kid.
Club / Team City of Cardiff Swimming Club: Cardiff, WAL
Name of coach Dave Haller
General Interest
Hobbies Spending time with his friends and listening to dance music. (British Swimming, 13 Jun 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a bronze medal at the 2005 European Junior Championships and reaching two finals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Most influential person in career His family and coach Dave Haller. (sportscentric.com, 30 Jul 2010)
Hero / Idol His parents and his coach. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs Listens to dance music before he swims. (sportscentric.com, 30 Jul 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Train hard and never give up." (British Swimming, 13 Jun 2008)
Ambitions To win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. (British Swimming, 13 Jun 2008)
Other information He won a gold medal in the 400m Individual Medley at the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield. (Team Wales Delhi 2010 Guide, 2010)