James Roberts

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.

Olympic Results

London 2012 - Summer Olympic Games

100m Freestyle - Men
Heat 7 48.93 Q 3
Semifinal 1 48.57 6
Final Placing 12 / 56
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Men
Heat 2 MCEVOY, C; ROBERTS, J; D'ORSOGNA, T; MAGNUSSEN, J 3:12.29 Q 1
Final MAGNUSSEN, J; TARGETT, M; SULLIVAN, E; ROBERTS, J 3:11.63 4
Final Placing 4 / 16

AYOF 2009 - Australian Youth Olympic Festival

100m Freestyle - Men
Heat 51.40 2nd
Final 51.52 2nd
Final Placing 2 / 25
4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Men
Final 3.27.07 2nd
Final Placing 2 / 6
50m Freestyle - Men
Heat 23.43 1st
Final 23.27 2nd
Final Placing 2 / 15