Dan Wallace Swimmer

  • DOB

    14 Apr 1993
  • Coach

    Laurel Bailey
  • Club

    Warrender Baths / University of Florida
  • Main event

    Individual Medley
  • Best result

    Olympic Silver Medallist
  • Medals (INT/NAT)

    • 3
    • 5
    • 3
Dan Wallace Torso 4/7/16

Dan Wallace became an Olympic silver medallist in 2016 after playing his part in the Men's 4x200 freestyle relay quartet at the Rio Olympic Games.

Earlier in the year at the 2016 British Swimming Championships saw him win bronze in the 400 individual medley and demonstrated to the selectors his was ready to make his Olympic debut.

Wallace (Scotland) had a strong second outing at a World Championships in Kazan, Russia, being part of the winning men’s 4x200m Freestyle relay time as well as securing to further individual final berths. He was also a multi-medallist at the 2015 domestic championships with a gold in the 400m Individual Medley in London.

In 2014, competing in front of a home crowd for Scotland at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, Wallace set a British record to win 400m Individual Medley gold, then added 200m Individual Medley silver and a second silver with the 4x200m Freestyle Relay quartet.

Wallace broke onto the senior international stage in 2013, after medalling in both medley events at the British Champs he qualified for his debut World Championships in Barcelona. He reached the 400m Individual Medley final before clocking a Scottish record to finish seventh.

A move to the USA’s University of Florida to train under Gregg Troy came in 2012 and that same year he competed and made two finals at his first British Championships at the London Aquatics Centre. Dan also mark his presence known stateside after securing a bronze in the 400m IM at the NCAA Championships.  

Dan Wallace emerged as future talent back in 2010 after qualifying for the European Junior Championships that year. He made the EJC team again in 2011 and medalled twice with a 200m Individual Medley silver and 400m Individual Medley bronze.

Long Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
200m Freestyle 2015 1:47.04
400m Freestyle 2014 3:46.11
200m Butterfly 2013 1:59.49
200m Individual Medley 2015 1:57.59
400m Individual Medley 2014 4:11.04 BR
Short Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
200m Freestyle 2015 1:44.95
400m Freestyle 2012 3:47.08
200m Butterfly 2012 1:59.95
200m Individual Medley 2015 1:55.18
400m Individual Medley 2015 4:04.10
Olympic Games
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Individual Medley 2016 - Rio 1:58.54 8th
4x200m Freestyle Relay 2016 - Rio 7:03.13 Silver
World Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Individual Medley 2015 - Kazan 1:57.59 4th
400m Individual Medley 2015 - Kazan 4:13.77 6th
4x200m Freestyle Relay 2015 - Kazan 7:04.33 Gold
400m Individual Medley 2013 - Barcelona 4:13.72 7th
Commonwealth Games
Event Year Time/Score Result
400m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 3:46.11 5th
200m Individual Medley 2014 - Glasgow 1:58.72 Silver
400m Individual Medley 2014 - Glasgow 4:11.20 Gold
4x200m Freestlye Relay 2014 - Glasgow 7:09.18 Silver
European Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Individual Medley 2016 - London 2:00.92 8th
400m Individual Medley 2016 - London 4:23.37 21st
4x200m Freestyle Relay 2016 - London 7:10.73 6th
British Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Freestyle 2016 - Glasgow 1:48.50 7th
200m Individual Medley 2016 - Glasgow 2:00.26 6th
400m Individual Medley 2016 - Glasgow 4:18.11 Bronze
200m Freestyle 2015 - London 1:48.56 7th
400m Freestyle 2015 - London 3:46.15 Bronze
200m Individual Medley 2015 - London 1:58.45 Silver
400m Individual Medley 2015 - London 4:12.78 Gold
200m Butterfly 2013 - Sheffield 1:59.95 4th
200m Individual Medley 2013 - Sheffield 1:59.00 Bronze
400m Individual Medley 2013 - Sheffield 4:15.22 Silver
200m Butterfly 2012 - London 2:00.89 10th
200m Individual Medley 2012 - London 2:02.51 6th
400m Individual Medley 2012 - London 4:18.88 6th