James Roberts

Athlete Biography

Having won three silver medals at the 2009 Australian Youth Olympic Festival, sprinter James  Roberts finished second in the 100m freestyle to James Magnussen at the 2012 Olympic Trials.

At his debut Olympic appearance at the London 2012 Games, Roberts could not match his blistering pace from the trials and missed out on the 100m freestyle final having finished sixth in his semi. He just missed out on a medal in the Australian 4 x 100m freestyle relay team that finished fourth.