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Loughborough University

Beijing Olympics 2008

Loughborough athletes

Lizzie Simmonds

Career highlights

Lizzie is one of Britain's top young swimmers. She is a five time European Junior champion, and more recently has won 200m backstroke silver and 4x100m Medley bronze at the 2008 World Championships (25m) as well as 4x100m Medley gold at this year's European Championships.

Previous Games

Beijing 2008 is Lizzie's Olympic debut.

Olympic events

100m Backstroke - semi finalsist, 60.39 seconds University Record
200m Backstroke - 6th in FINAL, 2:08.51 British Record

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British Swimming profile

Loughborough University - Beijing 2008

Beijing facts

There are 55 Loughborough athletes in action at the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Did you know?

Former Olympic Champion Sebastian Coe is a Loughborough graduate.

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