Philip Hubble
Personal information
Full namePhilip C. Hubble
Nickname(s)"Phil"
National teamGreat Britain
Born (1960-07-19) 19 July 1960 (age 61)
Beaconsfield, England
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb; 12.4 st)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesButterfly
ClubHounslow
Medal record
Men's swimming
Representing Great Britain
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow 200 m butterfly
European Championships (LC)
Silver medal – second place 1981 Split 200 m butterfly
Summer Universiade
Silver medal – second place 1983 Edmonton 200 m butterfly
Representing  England
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1982 Brisbane 200 m butterfly
Silver medal – second place 1982 Brisbane 100 m butterfly
Silver medal – second place 1982 Brisbane 4×100 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 1982 Brisbane 4×100 m medley
Silver medal – second place 1982 Brisbane 4×200 m freestyle
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Edmonton 200 m butterfly
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Edmonton 4×200 m freestyle

Philip C Hubble (born 19 July 1960) is an English former butterfly swimmer.

Swimming career

Olympic Games

Hubble represented Great Britain and competed in events at the 1980 and 1984 Olympic Games, winning the silver medal in 1980 in the men's 200-metre butterfly.

Commonwealth Games

He won seven medals at the Commonwealth Games. In 1978 he represented England and won two bronze medals in the 100 metres butterfly and 4 x 200 metres freestyle relay, at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.[1] Four years later he won five more medals when representing England at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, the medals consisted of a gold medal in the 200 metres butterfly, and four silver medals in the 100 metres butterfly, the 4 x 100 metres freestyle relay, the 4 x 200 metres freestyle relay and the 4 x 100 metres medley relay.[2][3]

National Championships

He is a two times winner of the ASA National Championship 200 metres freestyle title (1980 and 1983), two times winner of the 100 metres butterfly title (1980 and 1982) and a five times winner of the 200 metres butterfly (1976, 1978, 1980, 1982 and 1983).[4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

See also

References

  1. ^ "1978 Athletes". Team England.
  2. ^ "1982 Athletes". Team England.
  3. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  4. ^ "Hennessy, John. "Swimming." Times, 26 May 1980, p. 11". Times Digital Archive.
  5. ^ "Still, Athole. "Hubble in spurt to second title." Times, 23 July 1983, p. 15". Times Digital Archive.
  6. ^ ""Miss Croft's victory of mixed emotions." Times, 23 Aug. 1982, p. 15". Times Digital Archive.
  7. ^ "Still, Athole. "Swimming." Times, 20 Aug. 1982, p. 20". Times Digital Archive.
  8. ^ "Hennessy, John. "Swimming." Times, 29 May 1978, p. 12". Times Digital Archive.
  9. ^ "Hennessy, John. "Swimming." Times, 24 May 1980, p. 17". Times Digital Archive.
  10. ^ "Still, Athole. "Osgerby back to best form." Times, 22 July 1983, p. 18". Times Digital Archive.