Alex Sobers

Alex Sobers

Discipline(s): Swimming


Coach: Michael Stephens


Event(s): 200-meter & 400-meter Freestyle


Olympic Event Time(s): ▶400m Freestyle Heats Sat 24 July 19:00 – 21:30
▶400m Freestyle Finals Sun 25 July 10:30 – 12:20
▶200m Freestyle Heats Sun 25 July 19:00 – 21:30
▶200m Freestyle Finals Tue 27 July 10:30 – 12:25


D.O.B: 13 Nov 1998


Age: 22


Birthplace: Bridgetown, Barbados


High School: Harrison College


College: Emmanuel College ’21, Sport Administration

 

Description

BIOGRAPHY

Alex got started in the sport in 2004 at the age of 6. He has been encouraged throughout this period by his parents. In 2011, he attended CARIFTA and achieved Gold in the 200m Butterfly, Silver in the 200m Freestyle and Bronze in the 400m Freestyle.

Career Highlights

 

  |  Olympic Games

• 2016 Rio Olympic Games Competitor


  |  CCCAN Championships

• 2019 CCCAN Championships, Gold (200 L, 400 L Freestyle)


Other Championships

• 2021 ISCA International Senior Cup, Olympic Qualifying time
• 2020 Bluegrass Mountain / Carolinas Conference Championships, Gold (50 L, 100 L, 200 L, 500 L Freestyle)
• 2019 Pan American Games, Finisher
• 2019 CSCAA All-America
• 2019 NCAA Division II Championship, Gold (500 Y Freestyle) Silver (200 Y Freestyle)
• 2019 Bluegrass Mountain / Carolinas Conference Championships, Gold (100 Y, 200 Y, 500 Y Freestyle)
• 2018 Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships, Bronze (200 Y Freestyle)
• 2018 Sun Coast Conference Championship, Gold (100 Y, 200 Y, 500 Y Freestyle)
• 2017 Appalachian Swimming Conference Championship, Gold (100 Y, 200 Y, 500 Y Freestyle)
• 2017 Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships, Silver (200 Y Freestyle) Bronze (100 Y Freestyle)