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

Sport Guides

SWIMMING
Rebecca Adlington

Adlington's Olympic adventures

Four-time Olympic medal winner Rebecca Adlington has announced her retirement from competitive swimming.

5 Feb 13

Rebecca Adlington Adlington wants double gold in London

Double Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington swaps the swimming pool for a jigsaw with British Olympic Dreams reporter Nick Hope, as the swimmer looks forward to competing in front of a home crowd at London 2012.

Rebecca Adlington Adlington 'proud' to claim bronze

Rebecca Adlington says she is proud of her performance in the 800m freestyle final at the London 2012 Olympics.

Rebecca Adlington Katie Ledecky US teenager stuns Adlington

American 15-year-old Katie Ledecky stunned Rebecca Adlington to take the women's 800m freestyle Olympic title, with the British favourite third.

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

26

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

22

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