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Jazmin Carlin

Jazz Carlin’s international breakthrough came in 2009 when she was selected for the World Championship team after two bronze medals and a silver at the British Gas Swimming Championships in Sheffield.

Jazz Carlin Profile

Date of Birth 17th September 1990
Born Swindon
Team/Club Swansea Performance Centre
Coach Bud McAllister
The Welsh swimmer immediately made her mark at the highest level, helping the British 4x200m Freestyle Relay quartet to bronze in Rome.

The following season, Carlin proved she was more than just a relay swimmer as she became the first Welsh female swimmer in 80 years to win two medals at one Commonwealth Games by scooping 200m Freestyle silver and 400m Freestyle bronze in Delhi.

The combination of recurring tonsilitis and glandular fever disrupted her progress during 2011 and 2012, but after the disappointment of missing out on a first Olympic Games, Carlin bounced back in style with a hat-trick of golds across 400m, 800m and 1500m Freestyle at the 2013 British Gas Swimming Championships then a fourth-place finish in the 400m Free at the 2013 World Championships in Barcelona.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 200m Freestyle 1.57.65 2014 NR
Long Course 400m Freestyle 4.04.03 2013 NR
Long Course 800m Freestyle 8.18.36 2014 NR
Long Course 1500m Freestyle 15:47.26 2013 BR
Short Course 200m Freestyle 1:58.11 2013 NR
Short Course 400m Freestyle 4.00.92 2013 NR
Short Course 800m Freestyle 8.16.91 2013 NR

International Results

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
World Championships 400m Freestyle 2013 4:04.03 4th
  800m Freestyle   8:27.48 9th
  1500m Freestyle   16:06.46 9th
  400m Freestyle 2011 4:09.64 15th
  800m Freestyle   8:34.33 16th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay 2009 7:45.51 BRONZE
Commonwealth Games 200m Freestyle 2010 1:58.29 SILVER
  400m Freestyle   4:08.22 BRONZE
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   8:08.50 6th
  4x100m Medley Relay   4:05.88 4th
  400m Freestyle 2006 4:22.01 10th
  800m Freestyle   8:49.70 8th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   8:22.63 6th
European Championships 200m Freestyle 2010 1:59.83 12th
  400m Freestyle   4:10.23 9th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:55.29 BRONZE
World Short Course Championships 400m Freestyle 2012 4:02.45 5th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   7:45.85 5th
European Short Course Championships 200m Freestyle 2013 1:58.11 18th
  400m Freestyle   4:00.92 6th
  800m Freestyle   8:16.91 4th
  200m Freestyle 2008 1:59.89 26th
  400m Freestyle   4:09.02 16th
  200m Freestyle 2005 2:02.99 30th
  400m Freestyle   4:14.50 23rd
European Junior Championships 800m Freestyle 2006 8.51.98 6th
  4x200m Freestyle Relay 2005 8.15.46 BRONZE

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 200m Freestyle 2014 1:57.97 SILVER
  400m Freestyle   4:04.68 GOLD
  800m Freestyle   8:18.36 GOLD
  400m Freestyle 2013 4:04.25 GOLD
  800m Freestyle   8:18.58 GOLD
  1500m Freestyle   15:47.26 GOLD
  200m Freestyle 2012 2:00.24 6th
  400m Freestyle   4:07.56 4th
  200m Freestyle 2011 1:59.03 SILVER
  400m Freestyle   4:05.51 SILVER
  800m Freestyle   8:25.67 SILVER
  200m Freestyle 2010 1:58.51 SILVER
  400m Freestyle   4:09.41 SILVER
  800m Freestyle   8:35.52 BRONZE
  200m Freestyle 2009 1:58.85 BRONZE
  400m Freestyle   4:06.19 BRONZE
  800m Freestyle   8:30.12 SILVER
  200m Freestyle 2008 2:01.74 8th
  400m Freestyle   4:16.54 4th
  800m Freestyle   8:46.93 8th
  400m Freestyle 2007 4:22.43 15th
  200m Freestyle 2006 2.06.68 21st
  400m Freestyle   4.26.31 10th
  800m Freestyle   8:50.80 5th
  200m Freestyle 2005 2:08.95 16th
  400m Freestyle   4:29.77 21st
  800m Freestyle   9:02.67 7th
  200m Freestyle 2004 2:10.48 38th
  400m Freestyle   4:36.83 34th
  800m Freestyle   9:21.88 20th
ASA Championships 200m Freestyle 2012 2:00.01 4th
  200m Freestyle 2008 2:03.80 9th
  400m Freestyle   4.16.79 4th
  800m Freestyle   8.53.49 4th

In the Pool

Aspiration: To get further in my sport. I want to compete and all major events like the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games and do well 

Who has been greatest influence on you: My parents and my coach

Out of the Pool

Family Members: My mum's name is Mary and she's a Portfolio Analyst. My dad is called Roger and he is an Account Manager for a car finance company

Other sports: Netball and running for my school

One thing you can’t live without: My computer

Tip for the top: Keep at it and you will achieve in the end


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