National Teams

Senior National Team

Finlay Knox

  • Age 21
  • Height 194 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club High Performance Centre - Ontario
  • Coach Ryan Mallette
  • Previous Coaches Ben Titley, Todd Melton
  • Hometown Okotoks, AB
  • Residence Toronto, ON

National Team Highlights

EventFinalist
Abu Dhabi 2021 FINA World Championships (25m)1
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Budapest 2019 FINA World Junior Championships113

Finlay’s Bio

  • Knox was a member of the 4×100-m freestyle relay that took home bronze and the 4×200-m freestyle relay that finished 5th at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Individually he finished 4th in the 200-m individual medley, 7th in the 100-m butterfly and 13th in the 50-m butterfly.

  • At the 2021 FINA World Championships (25m), Knox broke the Canadian record and finished sixth in the 100-m individual medley. Knox also placed ninth in the 200-m individual medley.
  • At the 2022 FINA World Championships in Budapest, Knox was part of the men’s 4×200-m freestyle relay team that finished 11th. He finished 17th in the 200-m individual medley and 31st in the 100-m butterfly.
  • At the 2022 Bell Canadian Swimming Trials, Knox broke the Canadian record in the 200-m individual medley. Knox captured silver in the 100-m butterfly, 200-m breaststroke and 200-m freestyle. His performances qualified him for both the 2022 FINA World Championships and the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
  • At his first Olympic Games in Tokyo, Finlay Knox finished 17th in the men’s 200-m individual medley.
  • At the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Trials, Knox won gold in the 200-m individual medley and lowered the Canadian record. Knox also captured silver in the 100-m butterfly. His performance qualified Knox for his first Olympic Games.
  • At the TPASC High Performance Time Trial, Knox broke the Canadian record and became the first-ever Canadian to swim under 1:59 in the 200-m individual medley.
  • At the Budapest 2019 FINA World Junior Championships, Knox earned silver in the men’s 200-m individual medley. His performance was the second-fastest 200-m individual medley ever by a Canadian. He was also a member of the men’s 4×100-m medley team that brought home bronze.
  • 2020 ISL team: Toronto Titans
  • Knox broke a 10-year-old Canadian record at ISL 2020 in the 100-m individual medley. He also lowered his Canadian record in the 200-m individual medley.
  • 2019 ISL team: London Roar
Quick Facts
  • Instagram: @finlayknox
  • Favourite Movie: Catch Me If You Can
  • Favourite Book: The Alchemist
  • Favourite TV Show: The Mandalorian
  • Other Sport: Skateboarding, Snowboarding
  • Favourite Place to Visit: Yosemite

Finlay’s Personal Bests

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EventCourseTimeDateMeetStatusRecords
200m Breaststroke25mFINA: World Cup No 3 - 2022 Series
400m Medley25mFINA: World Cup No 3 - 2022 Series
200m Freestyle25mFINA: World Cup No 2 - 2022 Series
50m Breaststroke25mFINA: World Cup No 2 - 2022 Series
100m Butterfly25mFINA: World Cup No 2 - 2022 Series
200m Freestyle Laps50mXXII Commonwealth GamesRELAY
100m Freestyle Laps50mXXII Commonwealth GamesRELAY
50m Butterfly50mXXII Commonwealth Games
200m Breaststroke50mCanadian Swimming Trials
100m Freestyle50mCanadian Swimming Trials
200m Freestyle50mCanadian Swimming Trials
100m Butterfly50mCanadian Swimming Trials
200m Medley50mCanadian Swimming Trials---
100m Backstroke50mTrials Selection Prep Invite
100m Medley25mFINA: 15th World Short Course Championships---
200m Medley25mISL Series 7---
100m Freestyle Laps25mISL Series 5RELAY
100m Breaststroke50mTime Trials
100m Butterfly Laps25mISL Semi-Final 2RELAY
100m Backstroke25mISL Series 3
200m Backstroke25mISL Series - Final
50m Butterfly25mOntario Junior International
50m Freestyle25mOntario Junior International
100m Freestyle25mISL SeriesRELAY
50m Breaststroke50mFINA: 7th World Junior Championships
50m Butterfly Laps50mArizona Swimming 2019 LC Senior ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle50mArizona Swimming 2019 LC Senior ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Breaststroke Laps50mSummer ChampionshipsRELAY
400m Medley50mSummer Championships
50m Backstroke50mCanadian Swimming Trials
100m Butterfly Laps50mSpring ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Butterfly50mSpring Championships
50m Freestyle Laps50mMint Smartwash Winter ClassicRELAY
50m Backstroke25mMint Smartwash Winter Classic
100m Breaststroke25mOntario Junior International---
50m Freestyle Laps25mKSC SC InvitationalRELAY
200m Butterfly25mJack Frost
800m Freestyle25mJack Frost
400m Freestyle25mJack FrostSPLIT
200m Backstroke50mSummer Championships
50m Breaststroke Laps25mJP Fiset InvitationalRELAY
50m Breaststroke Laps50mCanada Summer GamesRELAY
400m Freestyle50mSummer Championships
50m Butterfly Laps25mJP Fiset InternationalRELAY
800m Freestyle50mNCSA Corral City Classic
1500m Freestyle50mCity Classic
1500m Freestyle25mBlack & Blue
100m Breaststroke Laps25mFiset InvitationalRELAY
25m Butterfly25mJt Circuit Wacky T-shirt
25m Backstroke25mHalloween Howler Jr. Circuit Meet
25m Freestyle25mHalloween Howler Jr. Circuit Meet