After swimming recreationally for seven years, it wasn’t until 2014 when she was 13 years old that Jones developed a passion and hunger for racing competitively. It was in that same year the rising star took part in her first Australian Open Championships and surpassed her own expectations by making three A finals, two B finals and setting 11 Australia Age Records. With her sights then set on Tokyo 2020, you can imagine her surprise when she qualified in five events for the 2016 Rio Paralympics. At her first outing as a Dolphin, Jones made two finals, finishing seventh in the 50m freestyle and 100m backstroke.Read More
World Para Swimming Championships
London, England 2019
- Placed 6th in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke (SB13)
- Placed 6th in the Women’s 200m Individual Medley (SM13)
- Placed 6th Mixed 4x100m Freestyle (49 points)
Rio, Brazil 2016
- Placed 7th in the Women’s 50m Freestyle (S13)
- Placed 7th in the Women’s 100m Backstroke (S13)
- Placed 9th in Women’s 100m Freestyle (S13)
- Placed 9th in the Women’s 100m Breaststroke (SB13)
- Placed 12th in the Women’s 200m Individual Medley (SM13)
Get to Know Jenna
- What's your favourite swimming memory?
- What's on your pre-race playlist?
- What's your ambition post swimming?
- Three words that best describe me
- What are your hobbies away from swimming?
- What's something interesting about you that people don't know?
Walking out on pool deck for my first final in Rio - I'll never forget that.
'Hall of Fame' by The Script
I'd like to become a massage therapist.
I love listening to books and also being spontaneous.
I'm a massive Harry Potter fan and love all the books. Also, I'm one of six siblings, I have four brothers and a sister.