Michael Rock profile

British swimmer Michael Rock

Swimming (Men's 100m butterfly)

Career highlight

Liverpool-born Rock is the British record holder in the long course and short course 100m butterfly. He secured his place in the distance for London 2012 by finishing first in the qualifying final.

He was part of the team that finished sixth in the 4x100m medley at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

Career other

Rock claimed silver in the 200m butterfly at the 2008 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. He also won gold in the event at the British Championships in 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2008.

Did you know?

Despite being the British record holder in the 200m butterfly, Rock lost out on a place in the event at London 2012 after he was beaten by Joe Roebuck and Roberto Pavoni in the qualifying final in March.