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A biography on Rebecca Soni

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Megan Finazzo

on 31 March 2014

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2009 Champianships
At the 2009 National Championships Rebecca competed in two events, the 100-meter and 200-meter breaststroke. In the 100-meter breaststroke, she easily won with a time of 1:05.34. In the 200-meter breaststroke, Rebecca again exhibited dominance by finishing first with a time of 2:20.38, just off her world record pace.
2010 Short course Champianships
At the End
Early Career
As a 17-year-old at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Soni finished 15th overall in the 100-meter breaststroke and 11th overall in the 200-meter breaststroke. At the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Soni competed in two events, the 100-meter and 200-meter breaststroke. She came in fourth but, other people that came in second and third couldn't make it so Rebecca made it to the swim event.
My Family
My family includes my Mom and Dad Kinga Soni, Peter Soni also my older Sister named Rita. Originally a gymnast, Rebecca began swimming at the age of ten.
The beginning
Rebecca Soni was born on March 18, 1987 in Freehold New Jersey and is
the daughter of Peter and Kinga Soni. Now she is 26 years old.
She has a sister named Rita, who was also a swimmer.
A biography on Rebecca Soni

2008 Summer olympics
At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Soni won a silver medal in the 100-meter breaststroke, finishing behind world record holder Leisel Jones of Australia. In the 200-meter breaststroke, Soni upset the heavily favored Jones, winning the gold medal and breaking Jones's world record.
Sisters Forever
Rebecca Soni' s sister Rita has a huge influence on her life. From the first time she stepped in the water to this time of day. Rita helped Rebecca through training because she was also a talented swimmer.
Rebecca is now retired but still swims at local pools. All though she is not competing in the olympics any more she still enjoys life. Her life was one of the most interesting lives that anyone could have.
At the end of 2010, Rebecca competed at the 2010 Short Course World Championships in Dubai, where she won three gold medals and one silver. She swept all the breaststroke events and individually set four championship records.
Those are some facts on
Rebecca Soni
By: Megan Finazzo
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