Karen Legg

Karen Legg (born 3 June 1978), also known by her married name Karen Crumpler, is an English former freestyle swimmer.

Karen Legg
Personal information
Full nameKaren Legg
National team Great Britain
Born (1978-06-03) 3 June 1978
Poole, England
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb; 9.3 st)
ClubFerndown Otters

Swimming career

She competed for Great Britain in the Olympics, FINA world championships and European championships, and swam for England in the Commonwealth Games. During her seven-year international career (1998–2005),[1] she won four world, two European and seven Commonwealth medals. Legg also competed for Great Britain in the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney in the women's 4×200-metre freestyle relay.

She won the 2001 British Championship in the 200 metres freestyle and the 400 metres freestyle.

See also


  • "Former Swimmer Profiles: Karen Legg". British Swimming. Retrieved 18 March 2009.
  • "Athletes > Karen Legg". British Olympic Association. Retrieved 18 March 2009.
  • "Karen Legg Biography and Olympic Results". SportsReference.com. Retrieved 11 November 2009.
  1. "Legg to quit top-class swimming". BBC Sport. 14 March 2009. Retrieved 19 March 2009.
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