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Rebecca Adlington Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education
Rebecca Adlington was born on 17th February 1989 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England. Her father name is Steve Adlington and mother name us Kay Adlington. She was raised along with her two sisters: Laura Adlington and Chloe Adlington. Likewise, she began her primary school from The Brunts School. Ater, she joined the University of Nottingham, she got selected for the Nottinghamshire Country Elite Squad. Rebecca holds British nationality and belongs to unknown ethnicity. She has 5 feet 10 inches height and has 70 Kg weight. Similarly, she has blonde hair colour and has light brown eye colour. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Rebecca Adlington Career
Rebecca Adlington began her career in the 2008 Summer Olympics and competed in the 400-m freestyle and 800-m freestyle in Great Britain. She was rested in heat while she was scheduled to swim in 4*200 meter freestyle relay. The team could not make their way to the final. She made the Commonwealth record in the 400-meters freestyle with a time of 4:02.24. She beat Katie Hoff of the US in the last 20 meters and won an Olympic gold medal on 11 August 2008.
Likewise, she suffered on her head of the World Aquatics Championships in Rome in 2009. She came in the first position in the 400-meter freestyle at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest in 2010. But she again couldn’t make her in the first position in her favored 800 meters and ended with seventh. Then, Becky was awarded ‘bonus’ bronze medal in the 200-meter freestyle at the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi and she became the part of the English record-setting 4*200 meter freestyle relay team. She made a wonderful effort from start to finish to win her first Commonwealth Games gold medal.
Moreover, she was awarded a gold medal in 800- meter freestyle and beat Lotte Friss at the 2011 World Aquatics Championship. She could not make a win in 400 meters and ended with silver. And, Becky got successful in collecting bronze medals in 400 meters and 800 meters race and she retired from the 800-meter race. Additionally, she made her participation in forming part of the BBC presenting team for the swimming g events at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio along with Helen Skelton and Mark Foster. She continued the same role at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships and at the 2018 European Championships.
Rebecca Adlington Relationship
The 29 years old, Rebecca Adlington is currently dating Andrew Parson. Previously, she was married to Harry Needs on 2014. Together, the couple has a baby girls in June 1015. However, they got separated in June 2016.
Rebecca Adlington Net Worth and Online Presence
The British swimmer, Rebecca Adlington has earned the decent income from her career. She has a net worth of around $1.1 million USD. Additionally, Rebecca is active on social media. She has above 90.6k followers on Instagram, around 480k followers on Twitter, about 29k followers on Facebook.