Rebecca Turner enjoyed a consistent junior career, winning 4x200m Freestyle Relay gold at the 2007 and 2008 European Juniors as well as silver in the same event at the 2008 World Youth Championships.
Rebecca Turner Profile
|Date of Birth||1st August 1992|
|Team/Club||City of Sheffield|
After finishing an agonising fourth in the 200m Freestyle at the 2011 European Short Course Champs, Rebecca announced herself as a serious individual contender at the 2012 British Champs where she won her first British gold over 200m Freestyle to qualify for London 2012.
She finished 17th in the 200m Free on her Olympic debut and also competed with the British quartet as they finished fifth in the 4x200m Freestyle Relay.
In 2013, Turner collected another two British medals, winning 200m Freestyle silver and 100m Freestyle bronze.
|Long Course 50m Freestyle||25.81||2014|
|Long Course 100m Freestyle||54.71||2012|
|Long Course 200m Freestyle||1:57.65||2012|
|Short Course 50m Freestyle||25.20||2013|
|Short Course 100m Freestyle||53.69||2011|
|Short Course 200m Freestyle||1:54.84||2011|
|Olympic Games||200m Freestyle||2012||1:58.98||17th|
|4x100m Freestyle Relay||3:37.02 (heats)||5th|
|4x200m Freestyle Relay||7:52.37||5th|
|World Championships||4x100m Freestyle Relay||2011||3:39.74||9th|
|4x200m Freestyle Relay||7:53.51||6th|
|European Championships||4x100m Freestyle Relay||2008||3:50.74||9th|
|World Short Course Championships||100m Freestyle||2012||54.97||25th|
|4x100m Freestyle Relay||3:38.23||8th|
|4x200m Freestyle Relay||7:45.85||5th|
|European Short Course Championships||50m Freestyle||2011||25.66||31st|
|4x50m Freestyle Relay||1:40.14||9th|
|4x50m Freestyle Relay||1:40.12||6th|
|World Youth Championships||4x200m Freestyle Relay||2008||8:06.52||SILVER|
|European Junior Championships||50m Freestyle||2008||28.10||38th|
|4x100m Freestyle Relay||3:52.33||7th|
|4x100m Medley Relay||4:13.34||5th|
|4x200m Freestyle Relay||8:08.82||GOLD|
|4x100m Freestyle Relay||3:48.99||SILVER|
|4x200m Freestyle Relay||8:11.46||GOLD|
|British Championships||100m Freestyle||2014||55.40||BRONZE|
|ASA Championships||50m Freestyle||2012||26.05||6th|
In The Pool
Who has been greatest influence on you: My coach and my parents.
Swimming goals: To win an Olympic medal.
When did you begin swimming: I learned when I was about four-years old. I started swimming competitively from about eight.
Out Of The Pool
Tip for the top: Do your best and go with the flow.
Life after swimming: Not sure yet.
Films: Disney's Up.
Food: Pizza, Cereal.
Hobbies: Spending time with my boyfriend.