Ashley Delaney

1986 - 

At Beijing 2008, Ashley Delaney finished fifth in the 100 metres backstroke, one place behind countryman Hayden Stoeckel and Arkady Vyatchanin, of Russia, who dead-heated for the bronze medal. The gold medal for the event went to the great Aaron Peirsol of the United States. Delaney also made the semi- finals in the 200 metres backstroke. He swam in the heats of the medley relay with Christian Sprenger, Adam Pine and Matt Targett before Stoeckel, Brenton Rickard, Andrew Lauterstein and Eamon Sullivan collected the silver medal, behind the Americans, in the final.

Olympic Results

Beijing 2008 - Summer Olympic Games

100m Backstroke - Men
Heat 54.08 2nd
Semifinal 53.76 4th
Final 53.31 5th
Final Placing 5 / 45
200m Backstroke - Men
Heat 1:57.87 4th
Semifinal 1:57.73 6th
Final Placing 10 / 42
4 x 100m Medley Relay - Men
Heat DELANEY, A; SPRENGER, C; PINE, A; TARGETT, M 3:32.76 1st
Final STOECKEL, H; RICKARD, B; LAUTERSTEIN, A; SULLIVAN, E 3:30.04 2nd  
Final Placing 2 / 16