SMITH Lewis < Back  
Sport Open Water Swimming
CGA Scotland   
Gender Men
Born 05 Mar 1988 in Edinburgh, SCO
Height1.83 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Stirling, SCO
Occupation Athlete, Student
Higher education Sport Studies - Stirling University: Stirling, SCO
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He joined the Warrender Baths Club when he was seven and started competing at age 12.
Why this sport? He got into swimming because he always dreamed of getting the chance to compete on the very biggest stage.
Club / Team Warrender Baths Club: Edinburgh, SCO
Name of coach Doug Frost
Coach from which country? Scotland
Training Regime Trains mostly at the British Intensive Training Centre at Stirling University.
General Interest
Hobbies He enjoys going to the cinema and the gym, and watching football - he supports the Heart of Midlothian F.C. (bebo.com, 20 Sep 2010)
Awards and honours He is the Scottish record holder for the 400m IM, 4:14.06. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)
Ambitions To compete at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, London 2012 Olympic Games and 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in front of his new crowd. (edinburghnews.scotsman.com, 15 Jan 2010).
Other information CLUB AND TRAINING
He retains his Warrender Baths Club membership and swims under their name at meets but trains mostly at the British Intensive Training Centre at Stirling University since his long-time coach Iain Wright moved from Warrender to Stirling. (edinburghnews.scotsman.com, 11 Dec 2008)