Swimming Career Highlights
Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwe Born :1983 in Harare, Zimbabwe, she is the double Olympic champion for 200 metres Backstroke and current world record holder 200 metres backstroke.  2008 also saw success at the world short course championships with 4 golds at backstroke and individual medley and an Olympic title at 200 metres Backstroke. Her domination in the longer backstroke event led to a world title in new world record time in 2009.
 

Titles (Long Course)

2002:
Commonwealth: 200 metres Backstroke
2003:
2004:

Olympics: 200 metres Backstroke
2005:
World: 100 metres Backstroke; 200 metres Backstroke
2006:
2007:
2008:

Olympics: 200 metres Backstroke
2009:
World:
200 metres Backstroke

World Records

2008:
100 metres Backstroke: 58.77
200 metres Backstroke: 2.06.39; 2.05.24
2009:
200 metres Backstroke: 2.04.81


Titles
 (Short Course)

2008:
World: 100 metres Backstroke; 200 metres Backstroke; 100 metres IM; 200 metres IM

World Records

2008:
200 metres Backstroke: 2.00.91
200 metres IM: 2.06.13
400 metres IM: 4.26.52