Rebecca Adlington Great Britain & N. Ireland
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Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

17 Feb 1989

Height

1.79m

Weight

70kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 2
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 2

Top Performances

Sport Guides

SWIMMING
Rebecca Adlington

Adlington in great place - Furniss

Rebecca Adlington's coach Bill Furniss tells BBC Radio Nottingham the Mansfield swimmer is in "a great place" and could not be better prepared to defend her two Olympic titles.

27 Jul 12

Rebecca Adlington Adlington keen to ease off training

Double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington tells BBC East Midlands that she is delighted she only has four more weeks of intense training.

Jo Jackson and Rebecca Adlington Adlington elated to make 2012 team

Rebecca Adlington says she put her "heart and soul" into winning her 400m freestyle Olympics-qualifier at Britain's national trials at London's Aquatics Centre.

Adlington meets super-swimming toddler

World and Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington meets four-year-old Tae Smith, who after only swimming for a few months, manged to swim 2000 metres.

Results for Rebecca Adlington

Date Event Rank Mark
3 Aug Women's 800m Freestyle Final 3 bronze 8:20.32
2 Aug Women's 800m Freestyle Heats, Heat 5 1 8:21.78
29 Jul Women's 400m Freestyle Final 3 bronze 4:03.01
29 Jul Women's 400m Freestyle Heats, Heat 3 1 4:05.75

Head to Head

Rebecca Adlington vs Ellie Faulkner

Rebecca Adlington

Rebecca Adlington One to watch Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

2

London 2012 appearances

4

London 2012 results

8:20.32 Women's 800m Freestyle

Height

1.79m (5'10")

Weight

70kg

Age

26

Ellie Faulkner

Ellie Faulkner Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

8:38.00 Women's 800m Freestyle

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

55kg

Age

22

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