Samuel Short

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Samuel Short
Personal information
Born (2003-09-17) 17 September 2003 (age 18)
Medal record
Representing  Australia
Men's swimming
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2022 Birmingham 1500 m freestyle
Silver medal – second place 2022 Birmingham 400 m freestyle

Samuel Short (born 17 September 2003) is an Australian international swimmer. He has represented Australia at the Commonwealth Games and won a silver medal.[1][2]


Short competed at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships in the 1500 metres freestyle despite finishing early by mistake in the National trials.[3]

In 2022, he was selected for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham where he competed in the men's 400 metres freestyle, reaching the final and winning a silver medal.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b "Official Commonwealth Games profile". Birmingham Organising Committee Commonwealth Games Ltd. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Sam Short bio". Commonwealth Games Australia. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
  3. ^ "Swimmer Samuel Short stops two laps early in 'heartbreaking' brain fade but still makes Aussie team". Fox Sports. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
  4. ^ "Ellie Cole, Sam Short and Mollie O'Callaghan's different journeys on the opening night at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games". ABC. Retrieved 3 August 2022.
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