Joanne Deakins

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Joanne Deakins
Personal information
Full name Joanne Cara Deakins
National team  Great Britain
Born (1972-11-20) 20 November 1972 (age 44)
Worcester, England
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb; 9.8 st)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club City of Coventry

Joanne Cara Deakins (born 20 November 1972) is an English former competitive swimmer who specialised in the backstroke. She represented Great Britain at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona and the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. She also represented England at three Commonwealth Games. She won a 1990 Commonwealth silver medal in the 4 x 100 metres medley relay, and a 1995 Universiade bronze medal in the 200 metres backstroke.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain /  England
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 4th 100 m backstroke 1:04.13
4th 200 m backstroke 2:14.74
2nd 4 x 100 m medley 4:11.88
1991 European Championships Athens, Greece 5th 200 m backstroke 2:14.23
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 19th 100 m backstroke 1:04.38
10th 200 m backstroke 2:13.91
10th 4 x 100 m medley 4:16.51
1993 European Championships Sheffield, England 8th 200 m backstroke 2:16.02
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 9th 200 m backstroke 2:18.16
1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 3rd 200 m backstroke 2:15.82
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 12th 200 m backstroke 2:14.50
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 6th 200 m backstroke 2:15.03

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