BENNETT Ryan < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 18 Sep 1990 in Cambridge, ENG
Height1.78 m
Weight 75 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Stirling, SCO
Occupation Student
Higher education Sports Science - University of Stirling: Stirling, SCO
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? As a baby he loved being the water.
Why this sport? He loved it and never looked back.
Club / Team ITC Stirling/Gallica: Bolton, ENG
Name of coach Doug Frost
Coach from which country? England
Training Regime He trains 16 hours a week.
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for Great Britain
Tournament European Championships
General Interest
Hobbies Enjoys spending time with his family and surfing on Cornwall. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold at the World Youth Championships. (sportingexcellence.stir.ac.uk, 31 Dec 2009)
Qualifying for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games team. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Most influential person in career His former coach Anthony Howard, who represented his country in swimming. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Hero / Idol Athlete Michael Klim. (sportingexcellence.stir.ac.uk, 31 Dec 2009)
Awards and honours He received the Rising Star of the Year award in 2007 from Chorley Council. (chorley.gov.uk, 01 Sept 2007)
Ambitions To compete at 2012 London Olympics and to become a physio after swimming. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)