Eleanor Faulkner Swimmer

  • DOB

    5 Jan 1993
  • Coach

    Russ Barber
  • Club

    City of Sheffield
  • Main event

    Distance Freestyle
  • Best result

    Commonwealth Medallist
  • Medals (INT/NAT)

    • 2
    • 5
    • 9
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Eleanor Faulkner has competed at every level of international competition and returned from her second Commonwealth Games a triple medallist, earning herself a place on the 45-strong British team headed to this summer's European Championships in Glasgow.

Faulkner kicked off her 2018 season with a call-up to the Team England squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and she returned from Australia a triple bronze medallist in the 400m free, 4x100m free and 4x200m free relays.

She returned to the Olympic stage in Rio in 2016 for her second Games representing Team GB following two visits to the podium at the 2016 British Championships with silver in the 200m and 400m freestyle.

2015 saw Faulkner make her World Championship debut in Kazan, Russia as part of the Women's 4x200m freestyle relay team.

She made her Commonwealth Games debut for England at Glasgow 2014, finishing seventh in the 400m freestyle, 11th in 200m freestyle and helping the 4x200m freestyle relay quartet to bronze.

Long Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
200m Freestyle 2017 1:56.76
400m Freestyle 2012 4:06.90
800m Freestyle 2013 8:25.36
Short Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
200m Freestyle 2016 1:55.63
400m Freestyle 2011 4:04.13
800m Freestyle 2011 8:20.91
Olympic Games
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Freestyle 2016 - Rio 2:00.51 32nd
800m Freestyle 2012 - London 8:38.00 22nd
4x200m Freestyle Relay 2012 - London 7:52.37 5th
World Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
4x200m Freestyle Relay 2015 - Kazan 7:50.60 5th
200m Breaststroke 2013 - Barcelona 2:00.56 25th
400m Freestyle 2013 - Barcelona 4:13.18 17th
800m Freestyle 2013 - Barcelona 8:36.04 17th
Commonwealth Games
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Freestyle 2018 - Gold Coast 1:57.72 4th
400m Freestyle 2018 - Gold Coast 4:07.35 Bronze
4x100m Freestyle Relay 2018 - Gold Coast 3:38.40 Bronze
4x200m Freestyle Relay 2018 - Gold Coast 7:55.60 Bronze
4x100m Medley Relay 2018 - Gold Coast 4:01.67 4th
200m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 1:59.40 11th
400m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 4:08.92 7th
4x200m Freestyle Relay 2014 - Glasgow 7:52.45 Bronze
European Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
200m Freestyle 2016 - London 1:59.84 12th
4x100m Freestyle Relay 2016 - London 3:43.67 9th
British Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
100m Freestyle 2018 - Edinburgh 56.86 9th
200m Freestyle 2018 - Edinburgh 2:00.98 4th
400m Freestyle 2018 - Edinburgh 4:14.61 5th
100m Freestyle 2017 - Sheffield 54.89 Bronze
200m Freestyle 2017 - Sheffield 1:57.88 Gold
400m Freestyle 2017 - Sheffield 4:07.62 Bronze
200m Freestyle 2016 - Glasgow 1:58.05 Silver
400m Freestyle 2016 - Glasgow 4:09.87 Silver
800m Freestyle 2016 - Glasgow 8:37.40 4th
200m Freestyle 2015 - London 1:58.29 Bronze
400m Freestyle 2015 - London 4:13.97 7th
200m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 1:58.82 6th
400m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 4:09.69 4th
800m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 8:32.99 5th
200m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 1:58.42 Gold
400m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 4:09.07 Silver
800m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 8:25.36 Silver
200m Freestyle 2012 - London 1:58.39 Bronze
400m Freestyle 2012 - London 4:07.25 Bronze
800m Freestyle 2012 - London 8:27.11 Silver