He won a gold medal at the 2003 European Junior Championships in the 50-meter backstroke, and then competed at the 2008 Olympics, coming in sixth in his event.
The connection is trying to do that in the pool."Tancock is a sports science student at Loughborough University.While Tancock had a strong performance at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he didn't bring home any Olympic medals; he placed fifth in the 100-meter backstroke (53.35 seconds) and fourth—with Britain's men's swimming team—in the 4-by-100-meter medley relay.In an interview with , Tancock said he wasn't incredibly disappointed about his Olympic results: "Some people will go away and say you weren’t quite quick enough this time," he said.She is a student at UC Berkeley, majoring in psychology (though she's taken time away from her studies to train for the games).9.She loves to travel and collects mugs everywhere she goes. Before every swim meet, she tries to do something "good." Missy likes to dedicate her free time to doing charity work and giving back to the community, and is currently an ambassador for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.In 2008, Tancock competed at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China.He came in a disappointing sixth place in the men's 100-meter backstroke finals.She holds the world record for the women's 200-meter backstroke, and with her U. teammates, the world record for the women's 4×100-meter medley relay., Missy claimed she couldn't imagine being anything other than an athlete.8.Missy would love a career in broadcast journalism when her time in the competitive pool is done.I will cherish the memories and friends I made here for the rest of my life, and will be eternally grateful for the inspiration and empowerment I have felt after seeing such good works being done for people who are more than deserving of it! Both of her parents are from Canada, making Missy a dual citizen.A post shared by Missy Franklin (@missyfranklin88) on , Missy labeled it the best "recovery drink." "It's awesome — the perfect amount of sugar to help absorb the protein and the carbs," she explained. In fact, her mom originally encouraged her to try competing for the Canadian team, since it would be slightly less difficult to qualify.