Rebecca Adlington, better known by her nickname “Becky,” is a British former professional swimmer. In international competitions, she has honed her skills in freestyle sports.
At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she won two gold medals: one in the 400-meter freestyle and one in the 800-meter freestyle.
Rebecca Adlington: Professional Life and Career
Rebecca Adlington played in the 2008 Summer Olympics for Great Britain in the 400-meter freestyle and 800-meter freestyle events.
During the heat, she got some rest before swimming in the 4*200-meter freestyle relay. They weren’t able to make it to the final.
As a 400-meter freestyle swimmer, she set the Commonwealth record with a time of 4:02.24. Becky beat US runner Katie Hoff in the last 20 metres to win an Olympic gold title on August 11, 2008.
At the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome, she hurt her head. Rebecca won third place in the 400-meter freestyle.
In 2010, at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest, she won first place in the 400-meter freestyle. But she again couldn’t beat her in the 800 metres, which was her favourite race, and came in seventh.
At the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, Becky won a “bonus” bronze medal in the 200-meter freestyle. She was also on the English team that set a record in the 4* 200-meter freestyle relay.
To win her first gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, she worked very hard the whole time. She was ranked No. 2 in the 400-meter freestyle and No. 1 in the 800-meter freestyle at the end of the season.
At the 2011 World Aquatics Championship, she won the gold title in the 800-meter freestyle and beat Lotte Friss. In the 400 metres, she couldn’t win, so she got silver.
Becky was able to win bronze medals in both the 400-meter and 800-meter races. She also quit the 800-meter race.
Rebecca made her join Helen Skelton, Mark Foster, and Rebecca as part of the BBC team that would be hosting the swimming events at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.
At the 2017 World Aquatics Championships and the 2018 European Championships, she played the same role.
What is the net worth of Rebecca Adlington?
It is estimated that she has a net worth of around $1.1 million as of 2023 and her salary is under review. Her main source of income is from her swimming career.
Rebecca Adlington: Age, Parents, Ethnicity
She was born in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England, on February 17, 1989. She is 33 years old right now. She has a British passport, but no one knows what race she is. Aquileia is her star sign.
The name of her mother is Kay Adlington and the name of her father is Steve Adlington. Lisa Adlington and Chloe Adlington are her sisters. Besides that, she doesn’t have any boys.
What is the relationship of Rebecca Adlington?
Harry Needs was married to Rebecca Adlington. They got married in 2014, and in June 2015, they had a beautiful girl. But they didn’t stay together for long. In June 2016, they said they were getting a divorce.
But she found Andrew Parson to help her feel better. They were in a relationship with their friend while she was married, and they were happy daters.