Swimming Career Highlights
Leisel Jones, Australia Born : 1985 in Katherine. She was for a time the world's best female swimmer. Dominating the Breaststroke, she won double gold in the 2005 World Championships and raised standards even further in 2006 with 3 world records and a triple success at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games. She retained her World titles in 2007 with victories by huge margins. In Beijing she won her first Olympic gold in the 100 metres but was beaten in the 200 metres losing her world record.
 

Titles (Long Course)

2002:
Commonwealth: 100 metres Breaststroke; 200 metres Breaststroke
2003:
2004:
2005:
World:
100 metres Breaststroke; 200 metres Breaststroke
World Swimmer of the Year
2006:

Commonwealth: 50 metres Breaststroke; 100 metres Breaststroke; 200 metres Breaststroke
World Swimmer of the Year
2007:
World: 100 metres Breaststroke; 200 metres Breaststroke
2008:
Olympics:
100 metres Breaststroke
2009:
2010:

Commonwealth: 100 metres Breaststroke; 200 meters Breaststroke


World Records (Long Course)

2003:
100 metres Breaststroke: 1.06.37
2004:
200 metres Breaststroke: 2.22.96
2005:
200 metres Breaststroke: 2.21.72
2006:
100 metres Breaststroke: 1.05.71; 1.05.09
200 metres Breaststroke: 2.20.54

World Records (Short Course)

2003:
200 metres Breaststroke: 2.17.75
2004:
2005:
2006:

100 metres Breaststroke: 1.04.12; 1.03.86
2007:
2008:

100 metres Breaststroke: 1.03.72
2009:
100 metres Breaststroke: 1.03.00
200 metres Breaststroke: 2.15.42