Athlete Profiles - Keith Gray

Date of Birth:

27 February 1988



Main Event:

100m Backstroke

Home town:



Representing Scotland, at both Junior and Senior level, at several annual British Championships events winning one bronze medal
Holding the national record for both 100m Backstroke and 100m Breaststroke simultaneously


I don't have a specific coach at the present time, but I would credit the following people with having the biggest influences on my swimming career.

Ian Stewart (now working for Falkirk Community Trust), Forbes Dunlop (now working for SportScotland), Alistair Calder (Head Coach at Bo'ness Amateur Swimming Club) and Anthony Stickland

Hobbies and Interests: What do you enjoy doing when you are not training?

Volunteering, Video Games and Movies

What are your future goals?

I hope to teach and coach youngsters, both able-bodied and disabled, to swim to the best of their ability. I hope to gain the necessary coaching qualifications very soon!

Favourite Food:

Fillet Steak

Favourite Musician/Artist:

The Killers

Who do you most admire from your sport and why?

Jim 'The Swim' Anderson - He has maintained success at the highest level of our sport over such a long career.

Who do you most admire outwith your sport and why?

Sir Alex Ferguson ? Needless to say, he's a legend!