National Teams

Senior National Team

Luke Reilly

  • Age 27
  • Height 190.5 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club High Performance Centre- Vancouver
  • Coach Jozsef Nagy
  • Hometown Richmond, BC
  • Residence Richmond, BC
  • Event 200 IM, 400 IM

Luke’s Bio

  • At the 13th FINA World Swimming Championships (25-m) in Windsor, Ont. Reilly set a personal best on his way to a 43rd place finish in the 100-m medley. He also competed in the 200-m medley (35th) and 400-m medley (25th).
  • At the 2016 Canadian Swimming Championships in Edmonton, Reilly won gold medals in both the 200-m and 400-m IM for the second straight year.
  • At the 2016 Mare Nostrum Tour, Reilly appeared all three stops. In Barcelona he finished 6th in the 400-m IM, in Canet-En-Roussillon he finished 4th in the 400-m IM and finally in Monte-Carlo he finished with a bronze medal in the 400-m IM.
  • At the 2016 Olympic & Para-swimming Trials in Toronto, Reilly finished with gold medals in the 200-m and 400-m Individual Medals, however, fell short of the qualifying time for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
  • At the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games, Reilly earned himself a silver in the 400-m medley.
  • In Toronto, he also finished sixth in the 200-m medley.
  • In 2014, Reilly made his first senior national team at age 18.
  • He competed at the Commonwealth Games and finished an impressive seventh in the 400-m individual medley and eighth in the same event at the Pan Pacific Championships.
  • In 2015 he landed another Canadian national team assignment earning a spot for the Pan Am Games thanks to his 400-m IM victory at the Team Canada Trials.
  • In 2013 Reilly competed at the 4th FINA World Junior Championships in Dubai where he finished fourth
    in the 400-m individual medley, setting a Canadian junior record
  • His National Development Team Program experience includes the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championships, and the 2010 and 2011 North American Challenge Cup
  • Among Reilly’s rituals are drinking Pepsi before the 1,500-m free and slapping his quads on the block and wearing fancy shoes before a race.
  • Is a community ambassador for Vancouver Food Bank.
Quick Facts
  • Twitter: @lukereilly101
  • Instagram: @thepreluke
  • Favourite Book: The Hypnotist
  • Favourite TV Show: American Dad
  • Favourite Actor/Actress: George Bush
  • Favourite Website:
  • Favourite Band: Mother Mother, Ariana Grande
  • Favourite Restaurant: Coast
  • Guilty Pleasure: Cake

Luke’s Personal Bests

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200m Freestyle Laps50mXXIX UniversiadeRELAY
100m Freestyle Laps50m54th Annual Mel Zajac InternationalRELAY
200m Breaststroke25mU Sports- Championnat canadien universitaire
100m Medley25mFINA: 13th World Short Course Championships
100m Breaststroke25mCanada West Swimming Championships
50m Butterfly25mRocky Mountain Cup
50m Freestyle Laps25mOctober Senior CircuitRELAY
100m Breaststroke50mCanadian Swimming Championships
200m Breaststroke50mCanadian Swimming Championships
200m Medley50mCanadian Olympic Swimming Trials
100m Backstroke50mLong Course Swim BC Open
200m Backstroke50mCanadian Championships1
200m Freestyle50mCanadian Championships1
200m Backstroke25mCIS University Championships
100m Breaststroke Laps50mArena Pro Swim SeriesRELAY
100m Butterfly50mGrand Prix
100m Freestyle50mMel Zajac Canada Cup
400m Medley50mCanadian Swimming Trials
1500m Freestyle25mCIS Swimming Championships
200m Medley25mCIS Swimming Championships
200m Butterfly25mCIS Swimming Championships
400m Medley25mCIS Swimming Championships
100m Freestyle25mRocky Mountain Cup
100m Butterfly25mSwimBC Senior Circuit #1
200m Butterfly50mCanadian Summer Championships1
50m Freestyle25mWestern Canadian Championships
1500m Freestyle50mNSW Age Championships
200m Freestyle25mOR Paul Bergen Junior International
800m Freestyle50mJunior Pan Pacific Championships
50m Breaststroke Laps50mCanadian Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle50mCanadian Age Group ChampionshipsRELAY
400m Freestyle50mCanadian Championships
100m Butterfly Laps50mCanadian Olympic & Paralympic Swimming TrialsRELAY
200m Freestyle Laps25mOR Paul Bergen Junior InternationalRELAY
50m Backstroke25mFall Into FinalsRELAY
800m Freestyle25mWestern Canada Summer Games
400m Freestyle25mWestern Canada Summer Games
50m Backstroke50mTAS SwimBC 2011 Long Course AAA ChampionshipsRELAY
50m Freestyle Laps50mTAS SwimBC 2011 Long Course AAA ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Backstroke25mSpeedo Western Canadian Championships
150m Backstroke25mDash for Cash
100m Breaststroke Laps25mOR Paul Bergen Junior InternationalRELAY
50m Butterfly50mHyack Festival Youth Cup
50m Breaststroke50mHyack Festival Youth Cup
50m Breaststroke Laps25mTAS SwimBC AAA Short Course ChampionshipsRELAY
100m Freestyle Laps25mOR Paul Bergen Junior InternationalRELAY
50m Breaststroke25mIsland Pacific Cup
50m Butterfly Laps50mTAS BC AAA Long Course ChampionshipsRELAY