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Jessica Lloyd

Sprinter Jessica Lloyd broke through in 2010, reaching her first British Championship final in the 50m Freestyle and securing a spot on the European Junior team for Helsinki where she helped the 4x100m Freestyle Relay team to silver.

Jessica Lloyd Profile

Date of Birth 14th March 1995
Born Oldham
Team/Club City of Manchester
Coach Mark Rose
She played a starring role at her second European Juniors in Belgrade the following season, winning 100m Freestyle bronze before anchoring the 4x100m Medley Relay quartet to gold and the 4x100m Freestyle Relay team to silver.

After a 100m Freestyle final appearance and a 4x100m Freestyle Relay bronze at the World Youth Championships in August 2011, Lloyd shone at the 2012 British Champs, winning 50m Freestyle bronze and securing the fourth spot on the Olympic 4x100m Freestyle Relay quartet.

She finished fifth with the 4x100m Freestyle Relay at London 2012 then secured her first British Champs silver medal in 2013, finishing second behind Fran Halsall in the 100m Freestyle.

Personal Best

Event Time Year Record
Long Course 50m Freestyle 25.54 2014  
Long Course 100m Freestyle 54.95 2012  
Long Course 200m Freestyle 2:00.92 2012  
Short Course 50m Freestyle 25.74 2011  
Short Course 100m Freestyle 54.71 2011  
Short Course 200m Freestyle 1:58.96 2011  

International Competitions

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
Olympic Games 4x100m Freestyle Relay 2012 3:37.02 5th
World Youth Championships 50m Freestyle 2011 26.94 19th
  100m Freestyle   56.15 5th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:45.99 BRONZE
  4x200m Freestyle Relay   8:16.14 7th
European Junior Championships 50m Freestyle 2011 26.57 10th
  100m Freestyle   56.19 BRONZE
  200m Freestyle   2:08.07 36th
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:46.42 SILVER
  4x100m Medley Relay   4:09.34 GOLD
  50m Freestyle 2010 27.21 25th
  100m Freestyle   58.51 23rd
  4x100m Freestyle Relay   3:46.60 SILVER

Domestic Events

Competition Event Year Time Medal/Position
British Championships 50m Freestyle 2014 25.54 5th
  100m Freestyle   55.41 4th
  50m Freestyle 2013 25.66 4th
  100m Freestyle   55.30 SILVER
  200m Freestyle   2:03.81 13th
  50m Freestyle 2012 25.69 BRONZE
  100m Freestyle   55.28 4th
  200m Freestyle   2:01.74 11th
  50m Freestyle 2011 26.60 9th
  100m Freestyle   56.67 6th
  200m Freestyle   2:07.62 31st
  50m Backstroke   30.10 10th
  100m Backstroke   1:04.60 18th
  50m Freestyle 2010 27.37 10th
  100m Freestyle   57.23 13th
  200m Freestyle   2:06.56 37th
  50m Backstroke   31.21 19th
  100m Backstroke   1:05.84 34th
  200m Backstroke   2:24.54 32nd
  200m Individual Medley   2:25.05 29th
  50m Freestyle 2009 28.04 38th
  100m Freestyle   59.58 37th
  100m Backstroke   1:08.61 36th
  200m Backstroke   2:25.91 36th
  50m Freestyle 2008 27.07 11th
  100m Freestyle   59.97 41st
  100m Backstroke   1:07.54 39th
  200m Backstroke   2:22.81 33rd

In The Pool

Favourite event: 100 Freestyle

Finest ever performance: Olympic final 2012, 4x100 freestyle team

Role models: I prefer to create my own footsteps rather than follow someone else's

My aspirations are: To be an Olympic medallist

Out Of The Pool

If I wasn’t a swimmer I would be: A forensic/criminal psychologist

Tip for the top: Set small goals to achieve everyday

Life after swimming: I’ll see which direction I want to take at that time

Would most like to meet: Ryan Reynolds!

Most prized possession: A giggling bear my grandma gave me

Biggest influence on career: My family


Sports: Athletics and Rounders

Band/music: Two Door Cinema Club                                                                                

Food: Pizza, whenever it's allowed!                                            

Hobbies: Fine Art, shopping and movie nights!


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