David Davies


David Davies OLY is a decorated Welsh Olympian, competing in 2004/2008/2012. He won Bronze for the 1500m at the 2004 Athens games and Silver in Beijing 2008 in the 10km open water. As of the end of 2010, he held the British Records in the 400, 800- and 1500-metre freestyle events.

Other impressive swimming achievement include, Bronze at the World Championships in 2005 & 2007 (1500m) and Silver in 2008 (1500m). He is 4x European silver medallist ( 2002/2004/2005/2008) and in 2006 a Commonwealth champion in the 1500m and a winning bronze in the 400m. His British record in the 1500m still stands and is the longest reigning swimming record in Britain. He was also the flag bearer for Wales in the Delhi Commonwealth Games.

A big Cardiff City fan and a self-proclaimed ‘average golfer’, David lives in Llanelli with his family, where he and his wife own ‘Swim Champs Swimming School’.

David is available for professional swimming and open water punditry as well as guest speaking. His speeches focus on his impressive athletic achievements and life after sport.

Represented by Geraint Hardy