Games & medals

Games Results Sport Event
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Games Results Sport Event
Rio de Janeiro 2016
#11 Swimming 100 metres Backstroke
#6 Swimming 200 metres Backstroke
London 2012
Games Results Sport Event
London 2012
#14 Swimming 100 metres Backstroke
#6 Swimming 200 metres Individual Medley
#6 Swimming 200 metres Backstroke
Beijing 2008
Games Results Sport Event
Beijing 2008
#2
Swimming 100 metres Backstroke
#1
Swimming 200 metres Backstroke
#2
Swimming 200 metres Individual Medley
#2
Swimming 400 metres Individual Medley
Athens 2004
Games Results Sport Event
Athens 2004
#2
Swimming 100 metres Backstroke
#1
Swimming 200 metres Backstroke
#3
Swimming 200 metres Individual Medley
Sydney 2000
Games Results Sport Event
Sydney 2000
#36 Swimming 50 metres Freestyle
#28 Swimming 100 metres Freestyle
#12 Swimming 100 metres Backstroke
#18 Swimming 200 metres Individual Medley

Kirsty Leigh COVENTRY

Zimbabwe
Swimming
Height
176 cm / 5'9''
Weight
64 kg / 140 pounds
Birth date
16 Sep 1983 Harare, Zimbabwe
Gender
Female

Number of medals

7 Olympic medals

Olympic Games

5 Olympic Games

Kirsty Leigh COVENTRY biography

Kirsty Coventry is Zimbabwe’s top Olympian, having won seven of the country’s eight Olympic medals to date. One of the world’s top backstroke and medley swimmers, she won three medals in the 2004 Olympics, including a gold in the 200 m backstroke. She retained that title in 2008, and has added four silver and one bronze medal to her tally. Coventry has also won three long course world titles, winning the 100 and 200 m backstroke in 2005 and her specialty event, the 200 m backstroke in 2009. At the 2008 short course World Championships, she triumphed in four events.

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