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

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SWIMMING

The pool at the Victoria Baths in Manchester Why are we closing swimming pools?

A century ago, Britain was building pools to be proud of. Now, council cuts mean many pools face an uncertain future. Are we losing our love of the life aquatic?

17 Feb 14

Rebecca Adlington British Swimming to hold review

Team GB

11 Aug 12

British Swimming says it will carry out a thorough review following a "disappointing" Olympic campaign at London 2012.

Rebecca Adlington Adlington set to consider future

Rebecca Adlington says she will consider her swimming future in the autumn after she has taken her break.

Rebecca Adlington Adlington beaten by US teenager

American 15-year-old Katie Ledecky stuns Rebecca Adlington to take the 800m freestyle title, with the British favourite third.

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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

25

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

21

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