James Magnussen Sexy Male Athletes pictures, Profile, Photos & news. James Magnussen born 11 April 1991 is an Australian swimmer. He is the current 100-metre freestyle world champion.
He has won a total of seven medals in major international competition, three gold, three silver and one bronze, spanning the Olympics, World Championships, Commonwealth Games, and the Pan Pacific Championships.
In his first event at the 2013 World Aquatics Championships in Barcelona, James Magnussen combined with Cameron McEvoy, Tommaso D’Orsogna, and James Roberts in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay, with the team finishing fourth place, repeating their result from the 2012 Olympics. Swimming the lead-off, Magnussen recorded a split of 48.00, finishing behind American Nathan Adrian for the second-best opening leg. Going into the relay, Magnussen held the top 100-meter freestyle time of 2013 with a 47.53 but like 2012, was not able to replicate his in-season time.
In the 100-meter freestyle, Magnussen successfully defending his title, winning with a time of 47.71. He also competed in the 50 m freestyle event, but was unable to make the final, finishing ninth in the semi finals. He finished off the meet by anchoring Australia’s 4×100-meter medley relay, with there going on to win the silver medal, only .09 behind the winners.
Later 2013 Season
Only four days after World Championships, Magnussen was back in the pool for the first stop on the short course Fina World Cup. Here he placed first in the 100 m freestyle event, finishing in a new time of 45.60 and .04 ahead of Vladimir Morozov.
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