Alexander Graham | Australian Olympic Committee

Alexander 's Story

Fast Facts

Sport: Swimming
Olympic History: Olympic debutant
Highlights: 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medal
Club: Bond University
Year Born: 1995
State Born: VIC

About Alexander

Hailing from Victoria, Alexander Graham burst onto the scene at the 2018 Commonwealth Games when he took home gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay. Clocking a time of 7:05.97, the relay team set a new games record on home soil. 

Later that year, Alex went on to compete at the World Short Course Championships in China where he claimed the bronze medal in the men’s 200m freestyle. 

The 26-year-old also won double silver at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships in the 4x100m freestyle and 4x200m freestyle. 

In 2019, Alex competed at his first World Championships in Gwagju where he walked away with three podium finishes. As a member of the 4x200m freestyle relay team, Alex claimed the gold medal and set a new Commonwealth record in the process. He also won silver in the 4x100m mixed freestyle relay and bronze in the 4x100m freestyle relay. 

Alexander will make his Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games, after an impressive performance at the 2012 Olympic trials. 

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