Swimming Career Highlights
Natalie Coughlin, USA Born : 1982 in Vallejo, California, Coughlin has become a specialist 100 metres Backstroke swimmer. A double Olympic champion at the event although she lost her world record to rival Kirsty Coventry.
 

Titles (Long Course)


2001:
World: 100 metres Backstroke
2002:
Pan Pacific: 100 metres Freestyle; 100 metres Backstroke
World Swimmer Of The Year
2003:
2004:

Olympics: 100 metres Backstroke
2005:
2006:

Pan Pacific: 100 metres Freestyle
2007:
World: 100 metres Backstroke
2008:
Olympics: 100 metres Backstroke
2009:
2010:

Pan Pacific: 100 metres Freestyle; 4 x 100 metres Freestyle relay;
4 x 100 metres Medley relay

World Records

2002:
100 metres Backstroke: 59.58
2003:
2004:
2005:
2006:
2007:

100 metres Backstroke: 59.44
2008:
100 metres Backstroke: 59.21; 59.03; 58.97

Titles (Short Course)

2010: 100 metres Backstroke

World Records  (Short Course)

2001:
100 metres Backstroke: 57.08
200 metres Backstroke: 2.03.62
2002:
100 metres Backstroke: 56.71
100 metres IM: 58.80
2003:
2004:
2005:
2006:
2007:

100 metres Backstroke: 56.51