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At the 2016 Rio Olympic Games and aged just 18, Kyle Chalmers became the first Australian in 48 years to win Gold in the men’s 100m freestyle. He would later go on to pick up an additional two Bronze Medals in the 4x100m freestyle and medley relays, returning to Australia as a household name and a true Olympic Champion.

In the Pool

  • 3 Junior World Championship Gold Medals in Singapore in 2015
  • Junior World Record holder in the 100m freestyle
  • Australian age records in both the 50m and 100m freestyle
  • 7 x Individual and 7 x Relay titles at the South Australian Swimming Championship

Kyle is now focused on the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia and then on to the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.

Out of the Pool

  • Inducted into the South Australian Hall of Fame for his performance at the South Australian Swimming Championships
  • Awarded Olympic Program Swimmer of the Year
  • Received and OAM for services to swimming
  • Golden Moment of the Year
  • Male Sports Person of the Year
  • Sporting Moment of the Year
  • Awarded one of the top three moments of the Olympics by the Sydney Daily Telegraph
  • Kyle has partnerships with adidas, San Remo Pasta and the South Australian Aquatic Centre

Kyle Chalmers is a proud country boy based in Adelaide and coached by Peter Bishop. His interests and hobbies outside of swimming include:

  • Fitness – Kyle is a qualified personal trainer
  • Languages – currently learning German
  • Gaming
  • Huge AFL, NBA and European soccer fans – supporting Port Adelaide and Arsenal
  • Spear fishing and snorkeling
  • A strong interest in zoology

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