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Zac STUBBLETY-COOK
Sport Swimming
NOC Australia   
GenderMen
Born04 Jan 1999 in Brisbane, AUS
Height1.81 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Biomedical Science - Griffith University: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four.
Why this sport?
"I was terrified of the water until about four years old, so I learned to swim just for water safety. By the time I was nine, I loved swimming."
Club / Team
Chandler Swim Club: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Name of coach
Chris Mooney [club], AUS
General Interest
Hobbies
Cooking, coffee, baking, photography, barbecues. (Instagram profile, 03 May 2021; swimming.org.au, 11 Jun 2019; gc2018.com, 01 Oct 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Making the team for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (swimming.org.au, 11 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
His first coach Glen Howsman. (gc2018.com, 01 Oct 2017)
Injuries
In 2015 he had surgery to remove a tumour on his shoulder. (swimswam.com, 9 Feb 2016)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He sticks his tongue out when he climbs onto the blocks. (commonwealthgames.com.au, 05 Apr 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Things that were hardest to bear, are sweetest to remember." (Facebook page, 28 Apr 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 15 Dec 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
24 2021 Tokyo, JPN 100m Breaststroke 1:00.05
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 200m Breaststroke 2:06.38
3 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:38.95
5 2021 Tokyo, JPN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:29.60
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Breaststroke 2:07.36
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2018 Singapore, SGP 100m Breaststroke 58.58