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Biography

HENRY Jodie

Nationality Australia Flag AUS Australia
Birth Date  
Gender Women
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs)  
Events Inscribed   Aquatics Swimming Women's 50m Freestyle
Aquatics Swimming Women's 100m Freestyle
Member of Australia Aquatics Swimming Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay
Medals Won SILVER Medal SILVER -  Women's 100m Freestyle
SILVER Medal SILVER -  Women's 50m Freestyle

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
17 Mar
11:00
SAS Women's 100m Freestyle
Heat 05
Australia Flag AUS  - HENRY Jodie (1) 54.52 Completed
17 Mar
20:09
SAS Women's 100m Freestyle
Semifinal 02
Australia Flag AUS  - HENRY Jodie (1) 54.11 Completed
18 Mar
19:09
SAS Women's 100m Freestyle
Final A
Australia Flag AUS  - HENRY Jodie (2) 53.78 Completed
19 Mar
11:17
SAS Women's 50m Freestyle
Heat 04
Australia Flag AUS  - HENRY Jodie (1) 25.38 Completed
19 Mar
19:56
SAS Women's 50m Freestyle
Semifinal 02
Australia Flag AUS  - HENRY Jodie (1) 25.32 Completed
20 Mar
19:08
SAS Women's 50m Freestyle
Final A
Australia Flag AUS  - HENRY Jodie (2) 24.72 Completed

Place Of Birth Brisbane, Australia
Residence Queensland, Australia
Occupation Student/Athlete
Coach Shannon Rollason
Influential Person Her father and her coach
Recent Results FINA World Championships (Montreal, July-2005)
1st in the 100m Freestyle (54.18)
1st in the 4 x 100m Freestyle relay (3:37.32)
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002
Silver in the 50m Freestyle (25.37)
Gold in the 100m Freestyle (55.45)
Gold in the 4 x 100m Freestyle relay (3:40.41)
Gold in the 4 x 100m medley relay (4:03.70)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
Gold in the 100m Freestyle (53.84)
Gold in the 4 x 100m Freestyle relay (3:35.94)
Gold in the 4 x 100m medley relay (3:57.32)
Injuries Jodie pulled out of the 100m and 200m Freestyle at the New South Wales titles in December 2005 due to illness.
Other Personal Best:
50m Freestyle - 24.95
100m Freestyle - 53.52
200m Freestyle - 2:00.90
Jodie is a member of the Australian teams that hold the 4x100m Freestyle Relay World Record of 3:35.94 and the 4x100m Medley Relay World Record of 3:57.32, both obtained at the Athens Olympics.

World Ranking:
5th in the 50m Freestyle (2005)
2nd in the 100m Freestyle (2005)
47th in the 200m Freestyle (2005)

Jodie qualified for her maiden Olympic Games in fine style by winning the 100m Freestyle at the selection trials, while also clocking a personal best in the semi-final that equalled the second fastest swim in history and the previous world record.

The Athens Olympics will be remembered for Jodie emerging as Australia's new Queen of the Pool, as she claimed three gold medals - all in world record time.

Her father and her uncle are past World Masters swimming champions.

She first joined the Telstra Dolphins squad in 2001, where she was selected for her hometown Goodwill Games.

Among her most memorable performances was her come from behind swim in the 4 x 100m relay at the Athens Olympics, where she powered past US rival Jenny Thompson to deliver a stunning victory for the Australian team.

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