Rebecca Adlington

Rebecca Adlington


  • Event 400m freestyle
  • Date of Birth 17/02/1989
  • Born Mansfield, Nottinghamshire


Rebecca Adlington became a household name after winning double gold at the Beijing Olympics in 2008 but made her senior British debut at the 2006 European Championships in Hungary, winning 800m freestyle silver.

She qualified for the 400m and 800m freestyle events for London 2012, setting then world-leading times in both at start the trials at the Aquatics Centre in March, and then took home bronze in both events at the Olympic Games.

She retired from all competitive swimming on February 5 2013, having also won World, European and Commonwealth titles.  

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