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Rebecca Adlington
OBE
Becky Adlington2012 Olympic Parade.jpg
Personal information
Full name Rebecca Adlington
Nickname(s) "Becky"
Born (1989-02-17) 17 Februar 1989 (age 28)
Mansfield, Ingland
Hicht 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Wicht 70 kg (150 lb; 11 st)[1]
Sport
Sport Soummin
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Nova Centurion
Coach Bill Furniss

Rebecca Adlington, OBE (born 17 Februar 1989) is a Inglis umwhile competitive soummer who specialisit in freestyle events in internaitional competeetion. She wan twa gowd medals at the 2008 Olympic Gemmes in the 400-metre freestyle an 800-metre freestyle, breakin the 19-year-auld warld record o Janet Evans in the 800-metre feenal. Adlington wis Breetain's first Olympic soummin champion syne 1988, an the first Breetish soummer tae win twa Olympic gowd medals syne 1908.[2] She wan bronze medals in baith the weemen's 400-metre an 800-metre freestyle events in the 2012 Simmer Olympics in Lunnon.

Adlington retirt frae aw competitive swimmin on 5 Februar 2013, at the age o 23,[3] an haed a baby namit Summer wi her husband, umwhile soummer Harry Needs,[4] in 2015.[5][6] Adlington annooncit her separation frae Needs in Mairch 2016.[7][8]

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