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Thomas SNELSON
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Spain   
GenderMen
Born05 Aug 1990 in Málaga, ESP
Height1.80 m
Weight 77 kg
 Human Interest 
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
His mother took him to swimming classes because he was a very active and energetic child.
General Interest
Hobbies
Football, playing video games. (nataccion.com, 2013)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from swimming in August 2014. (diariosur.es, 09 Jun 2014; realclubmediterraneo.com, 02 Aug 2014)

FAMILY ORIGINS
His parents are from Warrington in northern England. (europapress.es, 11 Feb 2012; nataccion.com, 2013)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
37 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:50:25.1
26 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 53:49.3
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
13 2012 Piombino, ITA 5 km 56:25.4
14 2012 Piombino, ITA 10km 1:59:13.2
7 2012 Piombino, ITA 5km - Team Time Trial 1:02:24.6
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
21 2012 Eilat, ISR 10km 1:53:29.95