Top Ten Female Swimming Athletes 2012
Women are participating in every game that is played on Earth. They are not only playing but they have made a mark in the history of the world records. These are the top ten athletes who have been doing so well since they started their career. No one can ever replace their efforts behind it. Let’s have a look at the top ten female swimming athletes 2012.
1. Ye Shiwen
She is a Chinese competitive swimmer, who is 16 years old. She has recently won gold medal in 2012 Olympics broke the world record by just five seconds. Superb swimmer she is and has got a bright future ahead.
2. Natalie Anne Coughlin Hall
She is famous for being the first woman in America for winning the 100 meter backstroke award in one minute. She has won a Bronze medal recently in 2012 Olympics. She has won a total of forty-eight medals in major international competition.
3. Rikke Pedersen
She is the Denmark swimmer who has won Olympic gold medals. She has been playing in many competitions and has won tremendous medals. She has won European championships and world championship short course as well.
4. Jessica Adele Hardy
She is an American international winner. She currently holds the world record in 50-meter breaststroke. Hardy earned a bronze medal in the 4×100-meter freestyle and a gold medal in 2012 Olympics.
5. Keri-Anne Payne
She is a British swimmer. She specializes in marathon open water swimming, and long-distance freestyle swimming in the pool. She is the first British athlete in any sport to confirm qualification for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.
6. Angela Maurer
She is a long distance winner from Germany. She has won tremendous European championship as well as the world championship. She is an amazing swimmer who has been in good form ever since she started her career.
7. Melissa Gorman
She is an Australian swimmer who has won awards all the years through. She won gold medals in common wealth games and other competitions. Unfortunately she has not won any award in world championship.
8. Kylie Palmer
She is an Australian freestyle swimmer. She has won commonwealth games, Australian swimming championship and short course world championship. She is great swimmer like all the others swimmers from Australia.
9. Rebecca Adlington
She is an English and Britain freestyle swimmer. She won two gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in the 400m and 800 m. Recently she has won an award in Olympic 2012.
10. Aya Terakawa
She belongs to Japan. She has recently won bronze medal in 2012 Olympic. Beside this she has been able to achieve a lot more awards in other competitions. She also won a medal in world aquatic championship.