Craig McNally Swimmer

  • DOB

    None
  • Coach

    Ian Wright
  • Club

    City of Glasgow
  • Main event

    Backstroke
  • Best result

    World Championship Finalist
  • Medals (INT/NAT)

    • 2
    • 0
    • 3
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Craig McNally returned to a senior British team for the first time in five years in 2018 following his performances down under at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games for Scotland.

On the Gold Coast McNally reached the finals of the 50m and 200m Backstroke and finished both events ranked seventh overall. He also assisted Team Scotland to a fourth-place finish in the 4x100m Medley Relay on the final night of competition.

He went in the 200m Backstroke event at the Glasgow 2018 European Championships but was unable to progress out of the heats due to the two per nation rule and ranked 18th overall.

McNally's second Commonwealth Games came on home soil in 2014, in Glasgow, he competed in the 100m and 200m Backstroke and finished seventh and fifth respectively.

Off the back of the winning the 200m Backstroke 2013 British title in Sheffield he was selected for the FINA World Championships and finished sixth in the 200m Backstroke.

The Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games was his first exposure to international competition and he raced in a mixture of individual and relay events.

Long Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
50m Backstroke 2017 25.78
100m Backstroke 2014 54.40
200m Backstroke 2013 1:55.67
Short Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
50m Backstroke 2015 24.40
100m Backstroke 2016 51.47
200m Backstroke 2016 1:52.18
World Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Backtstroke 2013 - Barcelona 1:55.67 6th
European Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Backstroke 2018 - Glasgow 1:59.58 18th
Commonwealth Games
Event Year Time/Score Result
50m Backstroke 2018 - Gold Coast 25.80 7th
100m Backstroke 2018 - Gold Coast 55.28 10th
200m Backstroke 2018 - Gold Coast 1:58.32 7th
4x100m Medley Relay 2018 - Gold Coast 3:35.15 4th
100m Backstroke 2014 - Glasgow 54.54 7th
200m Backstroke 2014 - Glasgow 1:58.27 5th
100m Backstroke 2010 - Delhi 56.45 12th
200m Backstroke 2010 - Delhi 2:02.10 11th
4x100m Freestyle Relay 2010 - Delhi 3:20.70 5th
4x100m Medley Relay 2010 - Delhi 3:40.68 5th
British Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
50m Backstroke 2018 - Edinburgh 26.48 10th
100m Backstroke 2018 - Edinburgh 57.67 15th
200m Backstroke 2018 - Edinburgh 2:05.49 12th
50m Backstroke 2017 - Sheffield 25.80 Bronze
100m Backstroke 2017 - Sheffield 55.58 6th
200m Backstroke 2017 - Sheffield 2:00.47 5th
100m Backstroke 2016 - Glasgow 55.87 11th
200m Backstroke 2016 - Glasgow 1:58.63 Bronze
100m Backstroke 2015 - London 54.80 Bronze
200m Backstroke 2015 - London 1:57.58 Gold
50m Backstroke 2014 - Glasgow 26.61 12th
100m Backstroke 2014 - Glasgow 57.71 22nd
100m Backstroke 2013 - Sheffield 54.65 4th
200m Backstroke 2013 - Sheffield 1:56.36 Gold
100m Backstroke 2012 - London 55.22 5th
200m Backstroke 2012 - London 1:59.91 4th