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Ben Proud

Swimming

Ben Proud

Swimming

Ben Proud appeared at his second Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast after competing at Glasgow 2014.

Ben is a world champion sprinter in the 50m butterfly and is also the first male British medallist in the 50m freestyle blue riband event for more than ten years.

On the Gold Coast, Ben won gold in the 50m freestyle and silver in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay and 4x100m medley relay. 

He set a new Games record in Australia for the 50m freestyle, finishing in a time of 21.30.

Height

192

Weight

93

Date of Birth

21 September 1994

Place of Birth

London

Club

Plymouth Leander Swimming / Energy Standard

Commonwealth Appearances

Gold Coast 2018 

Glasgow 2014 

Sporting Achievements

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - 50m freestyle gold and silver in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay and 4x100m medley relay

2017 World Championships - 50m butterfly gold and 50m freestyle bronze 

Rio 2016 Olympic Games - 50m freestyle 4th place

2016 European Championships - 50m freestyle and 50m butterfly bronze 

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games - 50m butterfly and 50m freestyle gold and 4x100m freestyle bronze 

2015 European Championships - 50m butterfly bronze and 4x100m medley relay gold 

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