Pembrokshire County swimmer Rhys Davies has had a breakthrough 2019 season that will see him attend his first World Para Swimming World Championships.
2019 has been a year of significance for Rhys Davies, setting his S14 200m Backstroke World Record in February and being selected for his debut major international competition for Great Britain at the London 2019 World Para Swimming Championships.
Rhys has represented Wales and Great Britain, and won medals in his age group, at World and European Aquathlons. Rhys began swimming seriously when he was taking part in triathlons around 2014. His big aim is to win a Paralympic Gold medal.
He also works in a local boat building business alongside his swimming and has taken a Marine Engineering course.
|S14 100m Backstroke||2019 - London||1:03.04||8th|
|MC 100m Backstroke||2018 - Sheffield||1:03.60||Gold|
|MC 100m Butterfly||2018 - Sheffield||1:03.70||Gold|
|MC 200m Individual Medley||2018 - Sheffield||2:18.62||Gold|
|MC 200m Freestyle||2018 - Sheffield||2:05.20||Silver|
|MC 100m Freestyle||2018 - Sheffield||1:00.62||Bronze|
|MC 100m Breaststroke||2018 - Sheffield||1:16.36||Bronze|