News BoardMore News

Simmonds sets sights on third consecutive backstroke gold

Lizzie Simmonds is on target for a third successive 200m backstroke gold at the British Swimming Championships in Glasgow after cruising into Su...

0 Comments

Full Article

Simmonds continues fine World Cup form with Beijing gold

Lizzie Simmonds continues to prove her international worth after scooping gold and bronze on the opening day of the final short course World Cup...

0 Comments

Full Article

Simmonds collects three medals in Tokyo

Team GB swimmer Lizzie Simmonds picked up two silver medals and a bronze in the penultimate leg of the 2013 FINA World Cup series in Tokyo, Japa...

0 Comments

Full Article

Simmonds on form again at Tokyo World Cup

In-form British swimmer Lizzie Simmonds extended her recent medal run with two silvers on the opening day of the Tokyo leg of the short course W...

0 Comments

Full Article

Simmonds, Allen and Miley all medal at Singapore World Cup

Lizzie Simmonds and Sophie Allen were both back on the medal trail as the Singapore World Cup came to a close with fellow British swimmer Hannah...

0 Comments

Full Article

Medal Record

London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Lizzie Simmonds enjoyed a dominant junior career, winning five golds at the 2005 European Youth Olympic Festival in Lignano before scooping five golds and two silvers at the European Junior Championships over the next two years. Simmonds made her Olympic debut as a 17-year old in Beijing, finishing 10th in the 100m Backstroke as well as reaching the final before finishing 6th in the 200m Backstroke. After making two individual finals at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Simmonds made her international breakthrough in 2010, winning 200m Backstroke gold and 100m Backstroke silver at the European Championships before 200m Backstroke silver at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.Lizzie Simmonds will swim just the 200m backstroke at the Olympics – the first time she has not combined it with the shorter 100m event at a major international meet since 2007. Gold in the 200m at the Olympic trials, was the fifth time she had won the British title.