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Ross Murdoch

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Ross Murdoch
Aquatics, 100m Breaststroke - Men, 200m Breaststroke - Men, 4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men, 50m Breaststroke - Men

Ross announced his arrival on the international stage with a stunning gold in the 200m Breaststroke at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, setting a Games record in the process. Gold Coast 2018 saw him just miss out on defending his Commonwealth title, closing England’s James Wilby down in the final stages but having to settle for silver.

In 2015 he landed his first World title with gold as part of the 4x100m Medley Relay team, also taking bronze in the 100m Breaststroke. He went on to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and shone at the 2016 European Championships where he took two gold, one silver and one bronze. 2017 saw him back on the World Championship podium with silver in the 4x100m Men’s Medley Relay.

  • Date of Birth 14/01/1994
  • Birth Place Alexandria
  • Hometown Balfron
  • Lives Stirling
  • Coach Steven Tigg
  • Club University of Stirling
  • Commonwealth Games Representation 2014, 2018

Did You Know?

  • I watch...

    The Lord of the Rings, Band of Brothers

  • I eat...

    Steak Pie

  • I listen to...

    Anything by Foo Fighters, House/Techno

  • Dream holiday destination

    Driving Route 66 in a campervan or learning to Snowboard anywhere

  • I read....

    Jack Reacher novels, The Lord of the Rings, Biographies

Career Highlights

5 th
Gold Coast 2018
100m Breaststroke - Men
4 th
Gold Coast 2018
4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men
2 nd
Gold Coast 2018
200m Breaststroke - Men
1 st
2017 British Swimming Championships, Sheffield
200m Breaststroke
2 nd
2017 British Swimming Championships, Sheffield
100m Breaststroke
4 th
2017 FINA World Championships
200m Breaststroke
2 nd
2017 FINA World Championships
4x100m Medley Relay
1 st
2016 LEN European Championships, London
200m Breaststroke
2 nd
2016 LEN European Championships, London
100m Breaststroke
3 rd
2016 LEN European Championships, London
50m Breaststroke
1 st
2016 LEN European Championships, London
4x100m Medley Relay
11 th
2016 Olympic Games, Rio
100m Breaststroke
3 rd
2015 FINA World Championships, Kazan
100m Breaststroke
1 st
2015 FINA World Championships, Kazan
4x100m Mixed Medley Relay
7 th
Glasgow 2014
4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men
1 st
Glasgow 2014
200m Breaststroke - Men
6 th
Glasgow 2014
50m Breaststroke - Men
3 rd
Glasgow 2014
100m Breaststroke - Men
2 nd
2014 LEN European Championships
100m Breaststroke
2 nd
2014 LEN European Championships
200m Breaststroke
1 st
2014 British Championships
100m Breaststroke
2 nd
2014 British Championships
50m Breaststroke
1 st
2014 Scottish Championships
50m Breaststroke
1 st
2014 Scottish Championships
100m Breaststroke
2 nd
2014 Scottish Championships
200m Breaststroke
1 st
2013 British International
50m Breaststroke
30 th
2013 FINA World Championships
50m Breaststroke
11 th
2013 FINA World Championships
100m Breaststroke
9 th
2013 FINA World Championships
4x100m Medley Relay