TURNER Rebecca < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA England   
Gender Women
Born 01 Aug 1992 in Rotherham, ENG
Height1.70 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Partner Kane Humphrey
Residence Sheffield, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Exercise Science, Sports Science - Sheffield Hallam University: England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up swimming at age four, and began competing at age eight.
Club / Team City of Sheffield: Sheffield, ENG
Name of coach Russ Barber [club]; Bill Furniss [national]
Training Regime She trains up to 10 times a week.
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for Great Britain
Tournament European Championships
Location Eindhoven
General Interest
Nicknames Becky (cityofsheffieldswimsquad.co.uk, 14 May 2013)
Ambitions To win a medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (thestar.co.uk, 28 Aug 2015)
Other information ROLE MODEL
Since September 2014 she has worked with the Sheffield City Council as an athlete role model. She attends local schools giving children demonstrations on different swimming techniques. Since 2012 she has worked as a role model for Swim Skills, which helps young aspiring swimmers, with the help of national coach Bill Furniss and coach Russ Barber, learn different swimming techniques. (Linkedin profile, 2016)