Olivia Allison

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Olivia Allison
Personal information
Full name Olivia Elizabeth N. Allison
Nationality  United Kingdom
Born (1990-02-13) 13 February 1990 (age 25)
Plymouth, England
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Synchronized swimming
Club Rushmoor Synchro

Olivia Federici (née Allison; born 13 February 1990) is a British synchronized swimmer. She was born in Plymouth.[1]

Career[edit]

Her most notable achievements to date are winning four consecutive gold medals at the British Synchronized Swimming Championships from 2004 to 2007.[1] Olivia has competed at numerous European and World Championships, and finished in 14th position in the women's duet [2] at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She represented Team GB again at the 2012 Olympic Games in the duet and team competitions with an improvement of ninth place in the former event.

Following a competent performance in the duet competition at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, she was rewarded with a silver medal; this continued with an overall eighth place in the women's duet at the 2011 World Championships with her partner Jenna Randall,[3] who she has worked since the 2006 Commonwealth Games.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Olivia Allison". swimming.org. British Swimming & The ASA. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Olympics fitness file: Olivia Allison". The Guardian. 10 January 2009. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "RANDALL AND ALLISON CELEBRATE WORLD IMPROVEMENT". swimming.org. British Swimming & The ASA. 22 July 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Nash, Matthew (12 December 2011). "Olivia Allison: How smiling can net you synchronised swimming Olympic gold". Metro. Retrieved 14 December 2011.