Ryan Cochrane (swimmer)

Ryan Cochrane ( born October 29, 1988 in Victoria ) is a Canadian freestyle swimmer.

Ryan Cochrane launches Iceland for swimming and is coached by Randy Bennett. He specializes in the freestyle medium-range from 400 to 1500 m. His international breakthrough was the Canadians in 2006 as part of the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, where he eight over 400 meters and fifth over 1500 meters was. Originally it was still compete with the junior national team of his country, but he qualified as a surprise to the big event. At the Pan Pacific Championships the same year in his hometown of Victoria, he reached the finals in the three freestyle races from 400 to 1500 m. About 400 meters he finished seventh, more than 1500 m, he missed a medal in fourth only just over 800 m he won bronze. In Shanghai, he started even at the Short Course World Championships, where the Canadians finished seventh over 1500 m. At the 2007 World Championships in Melbourne Cochrane resigned over 400 and 1500 m already out in the heats. Only about 800 meters he reached the final, where he finished seventh.

2008 Cochrane launched in Beijing in his first Olympics. On the 400 - m range, he left in the flow. For the most success winning the bronze medal behind Tunisian Oussama Mellouli and the Grant Hackett from Australia was. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, he won the 400m freestyle and 1500m freestyle.

Cochrane holds the Canadian records for 400, 800 and 1500 m.