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Justin PASCAL
Sport Hockey, Open Water Swimming
NOC Trinidad & Tobago   
GenderMale
Born05 Nov 1998
Height1.73 m
Weight 66 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tunis, TUN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Arabic, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age six.
Why this sport?
His father enrolled him in a swimming club.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the 400m freestyle event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 14 Sep 2021)
Hero / Idol
Tunisian swimmer Oussama Mellouli. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 26 Dec 2021)
Awards and honours
He was named Swimming World magazine's African Male Swimmer of the Year for 2021. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 26 Dec 2021)

He received the 2021 African Male Swimmer of the Year award from swimming website SwimSwam in its Swammy Awards. (swimswam.com, 22 Dec 2021)
Famous relatives
His father Mohamed represented Tunisia in basketball. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 26 Dec 2021; olympics.com, 25 Jul 2021)
Other information
INDIANA COMMIT
In September 2021 he announced that he had committed to join Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, United States of America for the 2022/23 season. (swimmingworldmagazine.com, 07 Sep 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 3:43.36
10 2021 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 7:49.14
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
2 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 1500m Freestyle 14:10.94
Heats 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 400m Freestyle 3:40.30
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 1500m Freestyle 15:02.25
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 400m Freestyle 3:45.98
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2019 Berlin, GER 400m Freestyle 3:54.39
African Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2018 Algiers, ALG 1500m Freestyle 15:45.46
3 2018 Algiers, ALG 800m Freestyle 8:08.74
3 2018 Algiers, ALG 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:27.92
2 2018 Algiers, ALG 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:31.55
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
  2020   10km  
69 2020 Doha, QAT 10km 1:56:08.8