2008

Rebecca Adlington, a 19 year old swimmer in the Beijing 2008 Olympics, smashed two world records and collected an incredible amount of Gold medals for England. She has managed to win sports personality of the year award in 2009 and has since been winning gold medals for the team GB team. Proving to be one of the best female swimmers Britain has had since 1960, Adlington will continue to impress with her extreme pace and accurate strokes.854742-14491877-640-480