Famous British Swimmers

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Rebecca Adlington
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Birthdate: February 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mansfield

Rebecca Adlington made headlines with her double-gold win at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, in which she aced both the 400m and 800m freestyle events. After retiring at 23, she has worked for BBC as a sports pundit and participated in shows such as I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!

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Adam Peaty
(Swimmer)
Adam Peaty
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Birthdate: December 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Uttoxeter Uttoxeter, England
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Murray Rose
(Swimmer)
Murray Rose
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Birthdate: January 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Birmingham, England
Died: April 15, 2012
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Trevor Baylis
(Swimmer, Inventor)
Trevor Baylis
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Birthdate: May 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
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Duncan Scott
(Swimmer)
Duncan Scott
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Birthdate: May 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alloa, Scotland
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Matthew Webb
(Swimmer, Stunt performer)
Matthew Webb
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Birthdate: January 19, 1848
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dawley, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 24, 1883
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James Guy
(Swimmer)
James Guy
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Birthdate: November 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bury, Greater Manchester Bury, England
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Liam Tancock
(Swimmer)
Liam Tancock
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Birthdate: May 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Exeter, United Kingdom
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Tom Dean
(Swimmer)
Tom Dean
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Birthdate: May 2, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
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Susan Cunliffe-Lister, Baroness Masham of Ilton
(Politician, Table tennis player)
Susan Cunliffe-Lister, Baroness Masham of Ilton
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Birthdate: April 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Caithness, United Kingdom
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Caitlin McClatchey
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Birthdate: November 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
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Henry Taylor
(Swimmer)
Henry Taylor
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Birthdate: March 17, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oldham, England
Died: February 28, 1951
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Luke Greenbank
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Birthdate: September 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Crewe, Cheshire, England
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Spyridon Gianniotis
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Birthdate: February 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
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Jodie Swallow
(Triathlete)
Jodie Swallow
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Birthdate: June 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brentwood, England

Triathlete, Olympian, and former swimmer Jodie Swallow is a two-time ITU Long Distance World Champion. She once moved to Switzerland to train to gain a place in the 2012 London Olympics. Though she likes mountain biking for training, she calls herself a homebody and often spends her days relaxing at home.

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Sulamith Messerer
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Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 3, 2004

Sulamith Messerer was a Russian ballet dancer and choreographer. Messerer is credited with establishing the foundation for Japan's classical ballet; she played a major role in the establishment of Japan's dance company, Tokyo Ballet. Sulamith Messerer is also remembered for her association with the popular Bolshoi Theatre where she performed as a prima ballerina for 25 years. 

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Joanne Jackson
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Birthdate: September 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Northallerton, England
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Freddie Woodward
(Swimmer, Diver)
Freddie Woodward
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Birthdate: June 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sheffield, England
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Jennie Fletcher
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Birthdate: March 19, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belgrave, Leicester, England
Died: January 17, 1968
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Ben Hockin
(Swimmer)
Ben Hockin
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Birthdate: September 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia
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Bill Burgess
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Birthdate: June 15, 1872
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rotherham, England
Died: July 2, 1950
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John Arthur Jarvis
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Birthdate: February 24, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leicester, England
Died: May 9, 1933
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Sarah Price
(Swimmer)
Sarah Price
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Birthdate: April 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
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Frederick Holman
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Birthdate: February 9, 1883
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dawlish, England
Died: January 23, 1913