James Gibson

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Birthday
6, 1980
Birthplace
Chelmsford, England
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
Chelmsford, England

About

British swimmer who is widely credited with popularizing the breaststroke in competitive swimming in his native England. He is a World, European and Commonwealth champion and set the Commonwealth record in the breaststroke in 2002.

Before Fame

He grew up in Witham, England and attended Loughborough University.

Trivia

He grew up swimming at the Witham Dolphins swimming club in Essex and later became the club's lifetime president.

Family Life

He married a woman named Elizabeth, with whom he has a son.

Associated With

He and countryman Adam Peaty are both world long-course champions in the men's 50 meter breaststroke.