Does Rebecca Adlington still hold the world-record?

Does Rebecca Adlington still hold the world-record?

4 time Olympic medalist – 4 Olympic finals, 4 medals. Double World Champion – 2008 short course and 2011 long course. Double Commonwealth Gold Medalist. World Record Holder 2008 – 2013….

DOB: 17th February 1989
RETIRED: 23 years old (Feb 2013)

Who won the Olympic Swimming 2012?

Brought by an unprecedented sporting domination, Michael Phelps emerged as the most decorated Olympian of all time after winning six more medals at these Games to bring his total after the 2012 games to 22 (18 golds, 2 silver, and 2 bronze).

What is Rebecca Adlington doing now?

On 5 February 2013, Adlington retired from all competitive swimming, at the age of 23. Since retiring as a competitor, she has worked for BBC TV as a swimming pundit at the Olympic Games and World Aquatics Championships, and made various other media appearances.

Which British swimmer has won the most Olympic medals?

The most successful British swimmer is Henry Taylor with five medals between 1908 and 1920 (three gold and two bonze medals). He also won three medals at the 1906 unofficial Intercalated Games to give him a total of eight swimming medals.

Is Becky Adlington married?

Harry NeedsRebecca Adlington / Spouse (m. 2014–2016)

Who is the best female swimmer?

World Swimmers of the Year

Year Female Winner Nationality
2016 Katie Ledecky United States
2017 Sarah Sjöström United States
2018 Katie Ledecky Great Britain
2019 Regan Smith United States

Who is the second best female swimmer in the world?

Kaylee McKeown
SwimSwam’s Top 100 For 2022: Full Women’s Rankings

Ranking Swimmer Country
1 Katie Ledecky USA
2 Kaylee McKeown Australia
3 Ariarne Titmus Australia
4 Emma McKeon Australia

Who is the most decorated female swimmer?

Swimmer Jenny Thompson is the most decorated American female in Olympic history, winning 12 medals over the course of four Olympic Games: eight gold, three silver and one bronze.

What does Rebecca Adlingtons boyfriend do?

Rebecca is now dating Andrew Parsons. Not much is known about the handsome fella other than that he works as a facilities manager. Meanwhile Rebecca confirmed that they met on the dating app Bumble.

Who is Rebecca Adlington’s husband?

Harry NeedsRebecca Adlington / Husband (m. 2014–2016)

Who is a famous girl swimmer?

World Swimmers of the Year

Year Female Winner Nationality
2016 Katie Ledecky United States
2017 Sarah Sjöström Sweden
2018 Katie Ledecky United States
2019 Regan Smith United States

Who will be on the British Olympic swimming team for 2012?

From the section The British Olympic Association (BOA) has finalised its 44-strong swimming team for London 2012. David Carry, Antony James, Steph Proud, Grant Turner, Marco Loughran, Siobhan-Marie O’Connor and Chris Walker-Hebborn were the final names to be added.

How many swimmers are on Team GB at the London 2012?

The 19 male and 19 female swimmers achieved their places on Team GB by securing the FINA ‘A’ or top 16 world ranked qualifying standard and finishing in the top two places at this week’s qualification event at the London 2012 Aquatics Centre.

Who won MVP in the 2012 Olympics in swimming?

Coutts displayed her versatility, winning individual medals in the individual medley and butterfly, while also leading all three Australian relay teams to medals. Coutts certainly earned the title of MVP for the Australian women’s swimming team at the 2012 Games.

Who are Team GB’s Olympic swimmers?

The group of swimmers selected to Team GB contains 20 swimmers who hold British records; and 12 swimmers who have won World Championship medals. The squad includes Beijing 2008 double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington, open water silver medallists Keri-Anne Payne and David Davies, and 400m freestyle bronze medallist Joanne Jackson.