Nicola Jackson

Nicola Clare Jackson (born 19 February 1984)[2] is a female British former competitive swimmer who won two world championships in relay events.

Nicola Jackson
Personal information
Full nameNicola Clare Jackson
National team Great Britain
Born (1984-02-19) 19 February 1984
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight52 kg (115 lb; 8.2 st)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle, butterfly
ClubDerwentside ASC

Swimming career

In 1999, Jackson won a silver medal at the World Short Course Championships in the 4×200-metre freestyle relay. The next year, at the 2000 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), she won a bronze medal in the 50-metre butterfly, and a gold medal as part of Great Britain's world-record-breaking 4×200-metre freestyle relay team.[3] Jackson swam in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as a member of Great Britain's 4×200-metre freestyle relay team, which finished in sixth place.[1] In 2001, she won her only international medal in a long course championship, in the 4×200-metre freestyle relay at the 2001 World Aquatics Championships.[4]

At the ASA National British Championships she won the 50 metres butterfly title in 1999.[5]

Jackson studied at Durham University (Collingwood College).[6] She is the sister of British swimmer Joanne Jackson.

See also

References

  1. "Nicola Jackson Biography and Olympic Results". Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  2. "British Olympic Association". Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  3. "The Road to Athens- Nicola Jackson". Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  4. "History of FINA - Women's Events" (PDF). Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  5. ""For the Record." Times, 10 July 1999, p. 36". Times Digital Archive.
  6. "Sport". Durham University Weblines (via Internet Wayback Machine). September 2001. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
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