Andrew Clayton

Andrew Clayton was born on April 10,1973 at Bradford, England and is a male English former competition swimmer.

Andrew Clayton
Personal information
Full nameAndrew Clayton
National team Great Britain
Born (1973-04-10) April 10, 1973
Bradford, England
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight89 kg (196 lb; 14.0 st)

Swimming career

Clayton represented Great Britain in the Olympics, both the World championships and European championships, and he swam for England in the Commonwealth Games. Clayton twice competed at the Summer Olympics during 1996 and 2000 for Great Britain.[1] He is best known for winning the 1997 European title in the men's 4×200 meter freestyle relay, alongside Paul Palmer, James Salter and Gavin Meadows. At the CASA National British Championships he won the 100 meter butterfly title in 1995.[2]

He also represented England and won two bronze medals in the relay events, at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, and in British Columbia, Canada.[3][4] He also competed for England, at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lump, Malaysia, winning a silver medal.[5][6][7]

See also


  1. "Olympic Profile". Sports Reference.
  2. ""For the Record." Times, 21 July 1995, p. 38". Times Digital Archive.
  3. "1994 Athletes". Team England.
  4. "England team in 1994". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  5. "1998 Athletes". Team England.
  6. "England team in 1998". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  7. "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
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