Michael Jones Para-Swimmer

  • DOB

    10 Jun 1994
  • Coach

    Graeme Smith
  • Club

    National Performance Centre
  • Main event

  • Best result

    Paralympic Champion
  • Medals (INT/NAT)

    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
Mikey Jones

Michael Jones MBE made an impressive international debut for Great Britain in 2016 as he rose to the top of the Paralympics Games podium to claim gold in the Men's S7 400m Freestyle.

Jones returned from shoulder surgery in the spring of 2018 and was selected as a wildcard for the European Championships and did not disappoint, he struck gold on the final day of competition in the Irish capital in his preferred 400m Freestyle.

After struggling with injury throughout the 2017 season, Jones managed to successfully qualify for the World Championships but missed out on the opportunity to race due to the Earthquake in Mexico City.

At his debut Paralympic Games for Great Britain, Jones reached three finals and came out on top in the S7 400m Freestyle to claim gold and the title.

His time at the 2015 British Summer Championships would have won him silver at the IPC Swimming World Championships that year and saw him finish second in the 2015 world rankings for S7 400m Freestyle. It was in the 400m Freestyle where he made the greatest impact, finishing fifth in the MC final at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow, then slicing more than five seconds from his PB to win MC silver at the British Summer Championships in August.

Jones finished sixth in the MC 400m Freestyle at both the 2013 and 2014 British Para-Swimming International Meets before ducking under the five minute mark for the first time in that event for MC bronze at the British Gas International Swimming Meet in June 2014.

Long Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
S7 50m Freestyle 2016 29.82
S7 100m Freestyle 2013 1:04.51
S7 400m Freestyle 2016 4:45.78
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2015 1:42.40
SM8 200m Individual Medley 2015 2:49.48
Short Course
Event Year Time/Score Record
S7 50m Freestyle 2013 30.27
S7 100m Freestyle 2013 1:05.35
S7 400m Freestyle 2013 4:59.56
SB7 100m Breaststroke 2013 1:37.40
SM7 200m Individual Medley 2013 2:53.87
Paralympic Games
Event Year Time/Score Result
S7 50m Freestyle 2016 - Rio 29.82 7th
S7 100m Freestyle 2016 - Rio 1:04.69 6th
S7 400m Freestyle 2016 - Rio 4:45.78 Gold
IPC World Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
S7 50m Freestyle 2019 - London 30.59 10th
S7 100m Freestyle 2019 - London 1:06.60 10th
S7 400m Freestyle 2019 - London 4:49.74 8th
European Championships
Event Year Time/Score Result
S7 100m Freestyle 2018 - Dublin 1:05.79 6th
S7 400m Freestyle 2018 - Dublin 4:48.54 Gold
British Para-Swimming International Meet
Event Year Time/Score Result
MC 50m Freestyle 2015 - Glasgow 31.68 27th
MC 400m Freestyle 2015 - Glasgow 4:58.79 5th
MC 200m Individual Medley 2015 - Glasgow 2:54.85 33rd
MC 50m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 31.16 22nd
MC 100m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 1:07.25 24th
MC 400m Freestyle 2014 - Glasgow 5:01.23 6th
MC 100m Backstroke 2014 - Glasgow 1:21.35 28th
MC 100m Breaststroke 2014 - Glasgow 1:45.13 50th
MC 200m Individual Medley 2014 - Glasgow 2:57.25 Silver
MC 50m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 31.87 22nd
MC 100m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 1:08.55 21st
MC 400m Freestyle 2013 - Sheffield 5:00.21 6th
MC 100m Breaststroke 2013 - Sheffield 1:42.97 29th
MC 200m Individual Medley 2013 - Sheffield 3:00.80 29th