James Guy is a British competitive swimmer who specialized in freestyle and butterfly. He was born on 26 November 1995 in Bury, England, United Kingdom. Guy was educated at Forest Preparatory School, Timperley in Trafford, Greater Manchester.
When he was 13, he received a swimming scholarship to Millfield in Somerset. Jimmy was a member of Trafford Metros swimming club before he moved to Somerset. Jimmy won his first major medal at the 2012 European Junior Championships in Antwerp where he finished in the bronze medal position in the 400m freestyle.
He represented England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, winning two relay medals, lowering the British record again to claim 400m Freestyle bronze for England. Thereafter, representing Great Britain, he took silver medals in the 400-metre freestyle at the FINA World Championships in both the short course (25 metre) and long course formats.
On 4 August 2015, he won the 200-metre freestyle at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships, the first British swimmer to win the event in its history.
James Guy (Swimmer) – Short Biography
|Full Name||James George Guy|
|Born||26 November 1995|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb)|
|National Team||Great Britain|
|Club Member||Trafford Metros swimming club|
|School||Forest Preparatory School|
|Social Media Profile Links||James Guy on Facebook|
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James Guy’s Olympic Swimming Results & Records
At the Rio Olympics in 2016, he won silver in the 4x200m freestyle relay with Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott, and Dan Wallace, and a further silver in the 4x100m medley relay with Chris Walker-Hebborn, Adam Peaty and Duncan Scott. He came fourth in the individual 200m freestyle event.
At the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Guy swam the second leg in the final of the men’s 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay, and won his first Olympic gold with Tom Dean, Duncan Scott, and Matt Richards in a time of six minutes 58.58 seconds. He then won a second gold, swimming the butterfly leg in the mixed 4 × 100 metre medley relay, and set a world record time of 3 minutes 37.58 seconds together with Kathleen Dawson, Adam Peaty, and Anna Hopkin.
|Rio 2016 Olympics||Silver medal – 4×200 m freestyle|
Silver medal – 4×100 m medley
|Tokyo 2020 Olympics||Gold medal – 4×200 m freestyle|
Gold medal – 4×100 m mixed medley
Silver medal – 4×100 m medley
James Guy’s Other Tournaments Records & Achievements
James Guy made his senior international debut at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona. He competed for England in the 4×100-metre medley relay and the 400-metre freestyle events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where he won a gold and bronze medal respectively.
At the 2018 European Championships, Guy swam the anchor leg in the 4 × 200 metre freestyle relay, and won the gold medal with Duncan Scott, Thomas Dean and Calum Jarvis.
At the European Championships held in Budapest in May 2021, Guy won three gold medals as part of the British team in the men’s 4 x 100 m medley, mixed 4 × 100 metre medley, and mixed 4 × 200 metre freestyle relays. Jimmy also won two silvers in both the men’s 4 × 100 metre and 4 × 200 metre freestyle relays, as well as an individual bronze in 100m butterfly.
Here is the table of his swimming career achievements and success.
|Commonwealth Games||Gold medal – 2014 Glasgow – 4×100m medley|
Silver medal – 2018 Gold Coast – 100m butterfly
Silver medal – 2018 Gold Coast – 4×100m freestyle
Silver medal – 2018 Gold Coast – 4×200m freestyle
Silver medal – 2018 Gold Coast – 4×100 m medley
Bronze medal – 2014 Glasgow – 400 m freestyle
Bronze medal – 2018 Gold Coast – 400 m freestyle
|World Championships (SC)||Silver medal – 2014 Doha – 400 m freestyle|
|World Championships (LC)||Gold medal – 2015 Kazan – 200 m freestyle|
Gold medal – 2015 Kazan – 4×200 m freestyle
Gold medal – 2017 Budapest – 4×200 m freestyle
Gold medal – 2019 Gwangju – 4×100 m medley
Silver medal – 2015 Kazan – 400 m freestyle
Silver medal – 2017 Budapest – 4×100 m medley
Bronze medal – 2017 Budapest – 100 m butterfly
Bronze medal – 2019 Gwangju – 4×100 m mixed medley
|European Championships (LC)||Gold medal – 2016 London – 4×100 m medley|
Gold medal – 2018 Glasgow – 4×200 m freestyle
Gold medal – 2018 Glasgow – 4×100 m mixed medley
Gold medal – 2018 Glasgow – 4×100 m medley
Gold medal – 2020 Budapest – 4×100 m medley
Gold medal – 2020 Budapest – 4×200m mixed freestyle
Gold medal – 2020 Budapest – 4×100m mixed medley
Silver medal – 2020 Budapest – 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal – 2020 Budapest – 4×200 m freestyle
Bronze medal – 2016 London – 200 m freestyle
Bronze medal – 2018 Glasgow – 100 m butterfly
Bronze medal – 2020 Budapest – 100 m butterfly
|European Championships (SC)||Silver medal – 2019 Glasgow – 4×50 m mixed freestyle|
Bronze medal – 2019 Glasgow – 200 m butterfly
James Guy’s Net Worth 2021
Though James Guy’s earnings, income, brand endorsements are not revealed, according to some sources, His current net worth is estimated between $3-5 Million.
Quick Facts of James Guy
1. Where is James Guy from?
He is from the England, United Kingdom.
2. How tall is James Guy?
James Guy is 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) tall.
3. How old is James Guy?
As of this date (11th August 2021), James Guy is 25 years old now.
4. How much does James Guy weigh?
James Guy’s weight is 85 kg.
5. What is James Guy’s net worth?
Currently, James Guy’s net worth is estimated between $3-5 Million.
6. Which school did James Guy go to?
Forest Preparatory School.
7. Who won the men’s 4×200 m freestyle relay in Tokyo 2020 Olympics?
James Guy. He won the gold medal in the men’s 4×200 m freestyle relay along with Tom Dean, Duncan Scott, and Matt Richards in a time of six minutes 58.58 seconds in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
8. Who is James Guy’s girlfriend?
James Guy is dating Courtney Antrobus right now.
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