Leisel Jones

Australian swimmer, Olympic gold medallist, world champion, former world record-holder
Jones in February 2018

Leisel Marie Jones OAM (born 30 August 1985) is a former Australian swimmer. She has one nine Olympic medals (three gold, five silver and a bronze). She competed at the 2000, the 2004, the 2008 and the 2012 Summer Olympics. She confirmed her retirement on 16 November 2012.[1]

Jones was born in Katherine, Northern Territory. She trained in Brisbane, Queensland.


  1. Balym, Todd (16 November 2012). "Swimming great Leisel Jones says she knew her time was up after the London Games". Herald Sun. Retrieved 19 September 2018.

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