ARNAMNART Daniel < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 14 Sep 1989 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.78 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Sydney, NSW, AUS
Occupation Courier, Student
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He took up swimming seriously at age 12.
Why this sport? He began swimming seriously after he made the Australian nationals after almost no training.
Club / Team Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre [SOPAC]: Sydney, NSW, AUS
Name of coach Brant Best
Coach from which country? Australia
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for Australia
General Interest
Nicknames Arnie, Danny (Swimming Australia, 30 Aug 2010)
Hobbies Movies, rugby league, photography, cooking, cars. (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Being named Swimmer of the Meet at the 2007 Junior Pan Pacific Championships. (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Most influential person in career His coach and family. (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Hero / Idol US swimmer Aaron Peirsol and Australian rugby league player Brad Fittler. (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Injuries He has broken two fingers in his career. (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He always has to shower before he races. (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Never back down, always stand your ground." (Swimming Australia, 16 Jun 2010)
Other information LONDON MOTIVATION
After missing out on selection for the 2008 Olympic Games he motivated himself to train for London. "When I didn't make it in 2008, people asked me what I was going to do. I just said I'll train for the next one." (hornsby-advocate.whereilive.com.au, 30 Mar 2012)

TATTOOS
He has four tattoos - a nautical star behind his left ear, his surname on his biceps, a Koi fish on his left foot and 'RIP' on his right forearm. (olympics.com.au, 23 Mar 2012)