James Magnussen

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Birthday
11, 1991
Birthplace
Australia
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1991 (age 27)
Birthplace
Australia

About

One of Australia's best-known swimmers, he won the silver medal in the 100 m freestyle at the 2012 London Olympics.

Before Fame

He began competing internationally in 2010, winning the Australian Swimming Championships, and taking gold at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Trivia

Hyped as the sure winner at the 100m swimming event at the 2012 games in London, he was beaten for first place by 1/100th of a second, and then revealed to have taken a banned substance.

Family Life

He was born in Port Macquarie, in New South Wales, Australia.

Associated With

Stephanie Rice was another Australian swimmer representing the country in international competition.