PARRIS Thomas < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 25 Jan 1991 in Eastbourne, ENG
Height1.88 m
Weight 88 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Stirling, SCO
Occupation Student
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started swimming when he was one month old.
Why this sport? His parents introduced him to swimming just after he was born.
Club / Team Hastings Seagulls/ITC Stirling: Hastings, ENG
Name of coach Mark Parris and Doug Frost
Coach from which country? England
International Debut
Year 2010
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Delhi
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold at the European Youth Olympics in the 100m Freestyle. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Most influential person in career His father, who was his swimming coach before he moved to Australia, and Richard Grundy. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Hero / Idol Swimmer Ian Thorpe. (olympics.org.uk, 31 Dec 2007)
Famous relatives His father is a swimming coach and competed at a national level. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Ambitions To win an event at either the 2012 or 2016 Olympic Games. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)