International Swimmers
DOB 24 May 1964
Hometown Bradford
Coach Terry Denison
Represented Great Britain, England
Adrian Moorhouse celebrating victory at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul

International Events

Olympic Games

1992 Barcelona Finalist 100m breaststroke
1988 Seoul GOLD 100m breaststroke
1984 Los Angeles 4th 100m breaststroke

Commonwealth Games

1990 Auckland GOLD 100m breaststroke
SILVER 4 x 100m medley relay
1986 Edinburgh GOLD 200m breaststroke
GOLD 4 x 100m medley relay
SILVER 100m breaststroke
1982 Brisbane GOLD 100m breaststroke
SILVER 4 x 100m medley relay
BRONZE 200m breaststroke

World Championships

Long Course

1991 Perth SILVER 100m breaststroke
1986 Madrid
1982 Guayaguil Finalist 100m breaststroke

European Championships

Long Course

1991 Athens SILVER 100m breaststroke
1989 Bonn GOLD 100m breaststroke
1987 Strasbourg GOLD 100m breaststroke
SILVER 4 x 100m medley relay (breast 1:00.90)
BRONZE 200m breaststroke
1985 Sophia GOLD 100m breaststroke
1983 Rome GOLD 200m breaststroke
SILVER 100m breaststroke
1981 Split BRONZE 200m breaststroke

Domestic Events

TSB National Championships

1990 Crystal Palace GOLD 100m breaststroke

Records Held

World Records

Long Course

100m breaststroke 1991 1:01.49
100m breaststroke 1990 1:01.49
100m breaststroke 1989 1:01.49

Short Course

100m breaststroke 1987 59.75
100m breaststroke 1985 1:00.53

European Records

Long Course

100m breaststroke 1987
100m breaststroke 1986

Other Achievements

  • Awarded MBE for Services to Sport 1987
  • First man under 1 minute 100m breaststroke (SC) 1987
  • World Best Time 100m breaststroke (SC) April 1985 - 1:00.58
  • GB & England Senior International 1980-91
  • England Age Group Championships 1980