Nicholas Pyle

Nicholas Pyle (born 17 December 2000) is an English swimmer who specialises in backstroke. He has won gold representing Great Britain at the European Championships.

Nicholas Pyle
Personal information
National team Great Britain
Born (2000-12-17) 17 December 2000
ClubNewcastle Swim Team
CoachRyan Livingstone


Pyle is from Newcastle upon Tyne, where he attends St Cuthbert's High School.[1]


In 2018, Pyle won his first gold at the British Championships held in Edinburgh in the 50 metre backstroke.[2] He won a bronze in the 100 metre backstroke at the European Junior Championships in Helsinki in a personal best time of 54.69.[3]

Pyle had his debut on a senior British team at the 2018 European Championships in Glasgow. He was part of the British quartet with Adam Peaty, James Guy and Duncan Scott in the final of the men's 4 × 100 metre medley relay which they won, earning Pyle his first senior European title.[4] He won a further gold in the 4×100 metre mixed medley relay as part of the team, only swimming in the preliminaries but not in the final.[5]


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