Joseph Schenk

Sport: Swimming

Represents: Great Britain – Swimming

Date of Birth: 27 Sep 1994

Based: Truro, Cornwall

Personal Best: Gold medal in the 100m at the 2013 ASA British Gas National Youth Games

Biography:
After competing for Great Britain as a swimmer for two years, Joseph is aiming to compete as a shot-putter at international level.

As a swimmer, he specialised in the 100m and 200m individual medley. He was first selected for the Great Britain squad in 2013 and then the team in 2014. Joseph has also won Cornwall ASA President Shield in 2012 and 2014.

His biggest achievement was when he placed as a gold medalist in the 100m at the 2013 ASA British Gas National Youth Games.

Joseph was born in Truro, Cornwall. He started swimming at the age of 11, and he contributes his love for swimming to his sister who inspired him when they were kids.

Currently, Joseph has decided to take a break from competition. While still being an Athlete Rep, Joseph is also aspiring to be a swimming coach.