Nicholas Grainger (born 3 October 1994) is an English freestyle swimmer representing Great Britain at the FINA World Aquatics Championships. He has won two gold medals as part of a relay team at the World Championships.
|Full name||Nicholas Grainger|
|Born||3 October 1994|
Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
|Height||199 cm (6 ft 6 in)|
|Club||City of Sheffield|
Grainger competed for City of Sheffield before being selected for the national team. He first competed in an international in the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, but only finished eighth in the 200m freestyle due to a back injury that affected his training before the games.
In 2015, Grainger qualified for the World Championships after finishing second in the final of the 400m freestyle at the British Swimming Championships. At the 2015 World Aquatics Championships, he failed to qualified for the 400m freestyle final, but he was part of team that won gold in the Men's 4 × 200m freestyle relay. He swam in the heats but not in the final.
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- "Students selected for Commonwealth Games". Sheffield Hallam University. 14 July 2014.
- "Commonwealth Games: Injured Grainger happy to have given it a go". Sheffield Telegraph. 25 July 2014.
- Pendleton, Joanna (14 April 2015). "'Fantastic' result for Sheffield swimmer Nicholas Grainger in London". The Star.
- "World Swimming Championships: GB won 4th gold with relay success". Sporting Life. 28 July 2017.
- Hope, Nick (28 July 2017). "World Swimming Championships: Great Britain claim gold in 4x200m freestyle". BBC Sport.
- "Commonwealth Games: Duncan Scott and Siobhan-Marie O'Connor claim swimming gold > Relay silver for England". BBC Sport. 8 April 2018.