Alex Axon swims freestyle strokeSwimming Canada/Scott Grant
Swimming Canada/Scott Grant

Alex Axon


  • Debuted at the World Aquatics Championships in 2022 as a member of the open water team; competed in the men’s 5km and mixed 4x1500m relay 
  • Won silver in the 800m freestyle and 1500m freestyle at the 2021, 2022, and 2023 Canadian Swimming Trials 
  • Finished fifth in 5km (14-15 age group) event at the 2018 World Junior Open Water Championships, Canada’s best ever result in the event 
  • Competes collegiately for the Ohio State Buckeyes

Notable International Results

World Aquatics Championships: 2022 – 33rd (5km), 11th (mixed 4x1500m) 

FINA World Junior Open Water Championships: 2018 – 5th (U-16 5km), 5th (U-16 mixed relay)