Nicola Jackson

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Nicola Jackson
Personal information
Full name Nicola Jackson
Nationality British
Born (1984-02-19) 19 February 1984 (age 30)
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight 52 kilograms (115 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle

Nicola Jackson (born 19 February 1984)[2] is a British swimmer, who won two world championships in relay events.

In 1999, Jackson won a silver medal at the World Short Course Championships in the 4×200 metre freestyle relay. The next year, at the 2000 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), she won a bronze medal in the 50 metre butterfly, and a gold medal as part of Great Britain's world record breaking 4×200 metre freestyle relay team.[3] Jackson swam in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as part of Britain's 4×200 freestyle relay team, which finished in sixth place.[1] In 2001, she won her only international medal in a long course championship, in the 4×200 metre relay at the 2001 World Aquatics Championships.[4]

She is the sister of British swimmer Joanne Jackson.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nicola Jackson Biography and Olympic Results". Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "British Olympic Association". Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Road to Athens- Nicola Jackson". Retrieved 5 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "History of FINA - Women's Events". Retrieved 5 January 2010.