Elizabeth Simmonds

Elizabeth Simmonds

Swimming

  • Event 200m backstroke
  • Date of Birth 22/01/1991
  • Born Beverley, East Yorkshire

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.

Lizzie 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 sixth in the 200m Backstroke.

She came even closer to a medal at London 2012 where she finished fourth in the 200m backstroke.

She won the British 200m Backstroke title in 2013 before returning to the international stage in 2014, finishing fourth over 200m Backstroke and fifth over 100m Backstroke at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Medal Record

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