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Rebecca Adlington

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Rebecca Adlington's Biography

Rebecca "Becky" Adlington, OBE (born 17 February 1989), is a British freestyle swimmer. She won two gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in the 400 m and 800 m, breaking the 19 year-old world record of Janet Evans in the 800 m final. Adlington is Britain's first Olympic swimming champion since 1988 and the first British swimmer to win two Olympic gold medals since 1908. She won bronze medals in the women's 400 m and 800 m freestyle events in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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  • Seven Heroines of Commonwealth Games Past | Sportsister

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    The English swimmer also won gold in the 200m breaststroke at the 1960 Olympics in Rome and remained the last British woman to win Olympic swimming gold until Rebecca Adlington did it in 2008. She is currently a sports commentator for ...
  • Prime Minister hails Burntwood teenager's 'incredible' ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Rebecca Adlington. The Vamps. BillBailey. Russell Brand. Sarah Millican. Alan Davies. John Bishop. Shane Richie. James Nesbitt. Sir Chris Hoy. Bill Bailey. Jason Manford's #thumbsupforStephen picture. Tweet. Advertise here and reach ...
  • Chorlton's Hayley Flynn scoops National UK Blog Award | ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    The UK public voted en masse for their favourite bloggers, and on top of that the National UK Blog Awards also received support from Olympian Rebecca Adlington and TV personality Katy Hill. UKBA14 founder Gemma Pears said of the ...

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