Kris Gilchrist

Kris GilchristSport / Event >
Swimming, 100m & 200m breaststroke

Date and Place of Birth >
3 December 1983, Edinburgh, UK

Height > 188cm

Weight > 83 kg

Coached by >
Dave McNulty and Graeme Antwhistle

Date Arrived at Team Bath >
October 2010

Clubs >
University of Bath
University of Edinburgh

Occupation >
Full-time athlete

Biography >

Beijing 2008 Olympian Kris Gilchrist trains at the British Swimming Intensive Training Centre (ITC) at the University of Bath.

He transferred to train at Bath in 2010 after two years training in Paris. Before that he studied Sport & Exercise Science with Psychology at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, where he lived and trained until 2008.

Kris represented GB at 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing finishing 13th in the 200m breaststroke and 27th in the 100m breaststroke. He reached both the 100m and 200m breaststroke finals swimming for Scotland at the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Headline Result >
Gold – 200m breaststroke – World Short Course Championships , Manchester – April 2008

British Swimming Athlete Profile >

Kris Gilchrist

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