Hector Pardoe (born 29 March 2001) is a 20-year-old British pool swimmer and Olympic open water swimmer.
Open Water Swimming Highlights
- He was part of the bronze medal winning 5 km team race at the 2016 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in Hoorn, Netherlands.
- On 7 August 2018, he finished 23rd in the 5 km European Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.
- On 20 June 2021, he won the 2021 FINA Olympic Marathon Swim Qualifier in Parque Urbano de Albarquel in Setúbal Bay, Portugal and qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in 2:02:07.60 at the age of 20.
- On 13 March 2021, he finished 7th in the 10 km in 1:52:15.90 at the FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Qatar at the age of 19.
- On 15 February 2020, he finished 10th in the 10 km in 1:50:03.60 in FINA/CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Qatar at the age of 18.
- On 8 August 2018, he finished 23rd in the 5 km in 54:41.50 at the European Championships in the UK at the age of 17.
- On 16 July 2016, he finished 3rd in the 5 km in 59:55.00 in the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships in the Netherlands at the age of 15.
- On 5 August 2021, he competed in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim in Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo Bay at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, but did not finish due to an elbow to his right eye.
2020 Tokyo Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Results
Gold: Florian Wellbrock (Germany, 23) 1:48:33.70
Silver: Kristóf Rasovszky (Hungary, 24) 1:48:59.00
Bronze: Gregorio Paltrinieri (Italy, 26) 1:49:01.10
4. Matan Roditi (Israel, 22) 1:49:24.90
5. Athanasios Kynigakis (Greece, 22) 1:49:29.20
6. Marc-Antoine Olivier (France, 25) 1:50:23.00
7. Ferry Weertman (Netherlands, 29) 1:51:30.80
8. Michael McGlynn (South Africa, 21) 1:51:32.70
9. Hau-Li Fan (Canada, 23) 1:51:37.00
10. Jordan Wilimovsky (USA, 27) 1:51:40.20
11. Rob Muffels (Germany, 26) 1:53:03.30
12. Kai Graeme Edwards (Australia, 22) 1:53:04.00
13. Taishin Minamide (Japan, 25) 1:53:07.50
14. Mario Sanzullo (Italy, 28) 1:53:08.60
15. David Farinango (Ecuador, 20) 1:53:09.80
16. Phillip Seidler (Namibia, 23) 1:53:14.10
17. Daniel Delgadillo (Mexico, 31) 1:53:14.40
18. Alberto Martinez (Spain, 23) 1:53:16.50
19. Kirill Abrosimov (Russian Olympic Committee, 29) 1:54:29.30
20. Ous Mellouli (Tunisia, 37) 1:56:33.30
21. Vitaliy Khudyakov (Kazakhstan, 26) 1:57:53.70
22. William Yan Thorley (Hong Kong, 18) 1:58:33.40
23. Tiago Campos (Portugal, 22) 1:59:42.00
24. Matej Kozubek (Czech Republic, 25) 2:01:52.10
DNF Hector Thomas Cheal Pardoe (Great Britain, 20)
DNF David Aubry (France, 24)
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- Xiaohan Liu Wins World Junior Open Water Championships
- Daniil Orlov Wins World Junior Open Water Championships
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Open Water Swimming
- Marathon Swimming
- Olympic 10K Marathon Swim
- Daily News of Open Water Swimming
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- Hector Pardoe FINA bio