Leisel Marie Jones, OAM (born 30 August 1985) is an Australian former competition swimmer and Olympic gold medallist. A participant in the 2000 Summer Olympics – at just 15 years old – and 2004 Summer Olympics , she was part of gold-medal-winning Australian team in the women's 4×100-metre medley relay at the Athens Games in 2004 ...
Leisel Jones es actualmente una de las grandes figuras de la natación mundial, y junto a Jodie Henry, las dos nadadoras más famosas de Australia. En 2005 fue nombrada por la revista Swimming World como la mejor nadadora del año. Vive y entrena en Brisbane, y su entrenador es Stephan Widmer.
In her own lane. Australian Icon, Leisel Jones, OAM is regarded as one of the world’s greatest ever female swimmers, winning seven World Championships titles, nine Olympic medals, 10 Commonwealth Games gold medals, 14 individual world records and 23 National titles.
Leisel Jones - Hall Of Fame Swimmer. As a ten-year old Brisbane school girl, Leisel Jones watched Samantha Riley win the bronze medal in the 100m breaststroke at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.
Leisel JONES. Team Australia. Swimming. Olympic Medals. 3 G. 5 S. 1 B. Games Participations 4. First Olympic Games Sydney 2000.
Leisel Jones OAM was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2015 as an Athlete Member for her contribution to the sport of swimming. Jones earned the nickname "Lethal Leisel" as she became one of the most successful Australian female swimmers of all time and the first to compete at four Olympic Games.…
3 de dic. de 2023 · Jones won silver in the 200m breaststroke, and was a member of the winning 4 x 100m medley relay team in Beijing. She had also won medley gold in Athens. London 2012 was a historic Games for Jones as she became the first ever Australian swimmer to compete at four Olympic Games.