COOMBS Daniel < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 19 May 1988 in Preston, ENG
Height1.82 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Loughborough, ENG
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Loughborough University/Chorley Marlins: England
Name of coach Kevin Renshaw
International Debut
Year 2007
Tournament European Championships
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Making the Commonwealth Games team. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Most influential person in career His mum and dad. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Hero / Idol Jonny Wilkinson. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Injuries In 2008 he had Glandular fever and also had an operation which set him back. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Swimming isn't easy but if you put in the hard work, you will succeed". (swimming.org, 01 Dec 2009)
Ambitions To represent Great Britain at the London Olympics and to win a medal. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)
Other information TRAINING DOWNUNDER
He trained on the Gold Coast, Australia, for two years, where he had the opportunity to train in optimised conditions with expert coaching. During his stay in Australia, Wallwork Optics [his sponsor] provided him with Oakly Sunspecs in order to see better at training, as his eyes are sensitive to bright sunlight. (wallworkopticians, 01 Dec 2007)

AFTER SWIMMING
Interested in joining the police, and then the armed response unit. (English Aquatics Team Media Guide, 2010)