Jessica Adele Hardy is an American competition swimmer who specializes in breaststroke and freestyle events. Hardy earned a bronze medal in the 4×100-meter freestyle and a gold medal in the 4×100-meter medley relays at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She has won a total of twenty-eight medals in major international competition, fourteen gold, nine silver, and five bronze spanning the Olympics, World and the Pan Pacific Championships.
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About Jessica Hardy
American swimmer who won a gold medal in the 4×100-meter medley relays at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
She was a four-time NCAA champion while swimming at Berkeley, setting several national records.
She tested positive for a banned substance in the 2008 London Olympics, and left the team; her subsequent ban was reduced to one year after she explained her result was accidental, due to a tainted supplement she was taking.
She was born in Long Beach, California.
Nathan Adrian was another Olympic swimmer who came up through the world-class swimming program at UC Berkeley.
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