When Leisel Jones qualified for the London Olympic Games in 2012, she became the first Aus-tralian swimmer to compete in four Olympic Games. Along with Ian Thorpe, she holds the record for the most Olympic medals (9) won by any Australian, in addition to winning seven FINA world championships.
|Sydney Morning Herald depicting 15 year old Leisel Jones|
|Cover of Leisel's book |
"Body Lengths" penguin books
|Cover of Good |
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