Josh Beaver

Josh Beaver

Joshua Beaver made his Olympic debut at the Rio 2016 Games, competing in the men’s 100m and 200m backstroke. 

He placed seventh in his 100m backstroke semi-final and fifth in the 200m backstroke semi-final.

Beaver booked his Games debut when he swum race of his life in the 200m backstroke at the 2015 Nationals, clocking 1:56.19. He had just missed a direct qualifying time in the 100m, finishing 0.18 seconds outside the nomination cut off.

Beaver overcame major shoulder surgery and a hernia operation between 2012 and 2014 to make it to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow where he claimed a silver in the 200m backstroke and a bronze in the 100m backstroke. 

Olympic Results

Games Attended