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|
|Team/Club||City of Manchester|
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.
|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|
|Olympic Games||4x100m Freestyle Relay||2012||3:37.02||5th|
|World Youth Championships||50m Freestyle||2011||26.94||19th|
|4x100m Freestyle Relay||3:45.99||BRONZE|
|4x200m Freestyle Relay||8:16.14||7th|
|European Junior Championships||50m Freestyle||2011||26.57||10th|
|4x100m Freestyle Relay||3:46.42||SILVER|
|4x100m Medley Relay||4:09.34||GOLD|
|4x100m Freestyle Relay||3:46.60||SILVER|
|British Championships||50m Freestyle||2014||25.54||5th|
|200m Individual Medley||2:25.05||29th|
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!