Trina Jackson

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Trina Jackson
Personal information
Full name Trina Marie Jackson
National team  United States
Born (1977-02-16) February 16, 1977 (age 38)
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 128 lb (58 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Bolles Sharks
College team University of Arizona

Trina Marie Jackson (born February 16, 1977) is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Jackson won a gold medal as a member of the first-place U.S. team in the women's 4x200-meter freestyle relay, together with teammates Jenny Thompson, Cristina Teuscher and Sheila Taormina. The four Americans set a new Olympic record of 7:59.87 in the vent final.[1]

For high school, Jackson attended the Bolles School, a private prep school in Jacksonville, Florida, where she swam for coach Gregg Troy's Bolles high school swim team, a program with a reputation for producing future international swimmers and Olympians.[2] She graduated from the Bolles School in 1995.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Trina Jackson. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
  2. ^ a b The Bolles School, Athletics, Bolles Olympic Medalists. Retrieved March 6, 2015.

External links[edit]

  • Trina Jackson – Olympic athlete profile at Sports-Reference.com