Jennie Johansson

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Jennie Johansson
Jennie Johansson Hedemora 2015 02.jpg
Johansson in 2015
Personal information
Full nameJennie Caroline Eleonore Johansson
National team Sweden
Born (1988-06-15) 15 June 1988 (age 31)
Hedemora, Sweden
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBreaststroke, medley
ClubUppsala SS

Jennie Caroline Eleonore Johansson (born 15 June 1988) is a Swedish competitive swimmer. She competed for Sweden at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] She won gold in the 50-metre breaststroke at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships in Kazan, Russia.[2]

Jennie Johansson competed in 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro where she participated in the 100 m breaststroke and 4 × 100 m medley relay events, but she did not reach the finals.[3]

In November 2016 it was revealed that Jennie Johansson and fellow Swedish swimmer Michelle Coleman had been barred from participating in international events representing Sweden, due to disciplinary reasons. They were still entitled to use national team training facilities.[4]

Johansson publicly announced her retirement from the sport on 6 March 2018 via social media.[5]

Career in 2017[edit]

In March 2017 Jennie Johansson competed in the Edinburgh International Swim Meet and won the 100 m breaststroke event with a time of 1:07.43.[6][7] She also won the 50 m breaststroke silver with a time of 31.30.[8]

Jennie Johansson competed in the 2017 Stockholm Swim Cup in the 50 m breaststroke event which she won the prelims with a time of 30.39, setting a world lead.[9] In the finals she clocked a time of 30.57 and won gold medal in Eriksdal.[10] In the 100 m breaststroke event she won the first place with a time of 1:06.30 which is a new Swedish (national) record and personal best.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medal Count - Olympic Results & Medalists - IOC". Archived from the original on 18 May 2013. Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  2. ^ Sveriges Radio. "Jennie Johansson wins 50 meter breaststroke gold". Retrieved 9 August 2015.
  3. ^ "2016 Summer Olympics Bio - Jennie Johansson". ESPN.com. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Coleman, Johansson Blocked From Competing With Swedish National Team". SwimSwam. 3 November 2016. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  5. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/Bf-eFW1BZ2D/. Retrieved 16 July 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Swimming – Edinburgh International Swim Meet 10th – 12th March". Retrieved 9 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Meet Results". www.swimscotland.co.uk. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  8. ^ "swimscotland results". www.swimscotland.co.uk. Retrieved 12 March 2017.
  9. ^ "IC Control LiveTiming - Swim Open Stockholm 2017". www.livetiming.se. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Johansson kan få OS-chans på guldgrenen". Sydsvenskan (in Swedish). Retrieved 10 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Jennie Johansson Breaks Swedish 100 BR Record With 1:06.30". SwimSwam. 11 April 2017. Retrieved 12 April 2017.