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Jazmin Carlin


Jazmin Roxy "Jazz" Carlin born 17 September 1990 is a British competitive swimmer, who represents Wales and the Great Britain swimming team She competes primarily in freestyle events, and is currently based at the University of Bath She won gold for Wales at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and two silver medals for Great Britain in the 2016 Summer Olympics

Contents

  • 1 Career
  • 2 Personal bests
  • 3 See also
  • 4 References
  • 5 External links

Career

Carlin was born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England She moved to Swansea, Wales, with her parents both of whom have Welsh heritage in 2006, to train at the Wales National Pool In her international debut at the European Short Course Swimming Championships 2005 in Trieste, Italy, Carlin failed to qualify past the heats of the 200 and 400-metre freestyle At the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, competing for Wales, she finished eighth in the 800-metre freestyle and finished third in the heats of the 400-metre freestyle Together with Bethan Coole, Julie Gould and Cari-Fflur Davies she finished sixth in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay At the 2008 European Short Course Swimming Championships in Rijeka, Croatia, Carlin was eliminated in the heats of the 200 and 400 metre freestyle At the 2009 World Aquatics Championships in Rome, Italy, Carlin, along with Joanne Jackson, Caitlin McClatchey and Rebecca Adlington won the bronze medal in the 4x200-metre freestyle relay with a time of 7:4551, a European record At the 2010 Commonwealth Games, Carlin won a silver medal in the women's 200-metre freestyle and a bronze medal in the women's 400-metre freestyle

In November 2010, Carlin was announced as one of the six nominees of the BBC Cymru Wales Sports Personality of the Year 2010 She is managed and represented by Mission Sports Management

In the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Carlin won a gold medal in the 800-metre freestyle and a silver in the 400-metre freestyle She was the first Welsh female swimmer to win a Commonwealth title since Pat Beavan at the 1974 Commonwealth Games

At the 2016 Olympics in Rio, she won a silver medal in the 400 metres freestyle and the 800 metres freestyle

Outside of competition, Carlin is a qualified personal trainer

Personal bests

Personal bests
Event Time Date
200 m freestyle long course 1:5688 2015
400 m freestyle long course 4:0123 2016
800 m freestyle long course 8:1554 2014
1500 m freestyle long course 15:4726 2013
200 m freestyle short course 1:5735 2014
400 m freestyle short course 3:5881 2015
800 m freestyle short course 8:0816 2014

See also

  • List of European records in swimming
  • List of World Aquatics Championships medalists in swimming women
  • List of Commonwealth Games medallists in swimming women

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Profile: Jazz Carlin" BBC Sport website BBC 4 December 2010 Retrieved 4 December 2010 
  2. ^ "Jazmin Carlin Bio" Swimswam Retrieved August 5, 2016 
  3. ^ "Live blog – Rio Olympic Games Day 3" teambathcom Retrieved 16 August 2016 
  4. ^ "2009 World Championships results: Women's 4x200m freestyle final" PDF 30 July 2009 Archived from the original PDF on 4 October 2009 
  5. ^ "Commonwealth Games 2010: Carlin takes silver for Wales" BBC Sport 4 October 2010 Retrieved 4 October 2010 
  6. ^ "Jazmin Carlin profile" Mission Sports Management 2011 Archived from the original on 15 January 2011 
  7. ^ a b "Swimming: Jazz Carlin targeting a medal at Rio 2016 Olympics" bbccouk 29 August 2014 Retrieved 29 August 2014 
  8. ^ Gatward, Matt 8 August 2016 "Rio 2016: Jazz Carlin wins silver medal in women's 400m freestyle final to follow Adam Peaty's lead" independentcouk Retrieved 16 August 2016 

External links

  • British Swimming profile for Jazmin Carlin
  • 2006 Commonwealth Games bio
  • Jazmin Carlin at Swimrankingsnet


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