|Full Name||Emily Seebohm|
|D.O.B.||5th June 1992|
|Family Members||3 Brothers Tom, Jack and Will|
|Coach Name||Matt Brown|
|Interests||Swimming, hanging out with friends and horse riding|
|Favourite UNCLE TOBYS FOOD||UNCLE TOBYS Fruit Fix|
|Famous Quotes||“Be the best you can be”|
2012 London Olympic Games:
2 x GOLD medal
1 x SILVER Medal
1 x Olympic Record
2008 Beijing Olympic Games:
1 x GOLD medal
- 2011: 4th in the 100m Backstroke
- 2010: Gold in 100m Backstroke, 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay, 4 x 100m Medley Relay; Silver in 100m Freestyle and 200m Individual Medley. Bronze in 50m Butterfly and 200m Backstroke, 4 x 100m
- 2009: Bronze in 100m Backstroke and Silver in 4x100m Medley Relay
A Day in the Life
4.30am wake up then a quick bite of toast and off to training. Train from 5.00 am-7.30 am Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and have gym for an hour. After training, come home and it’s breakfast time. During the day, I may have appointments whether its massage, physio or doctors. Back to the pool in the afternoon for training 3.30 pm-6.00 pm then dinner and bed.
London Olympic Events
100m Backstroke and 4 x 100m Medley Relay
Training Preparation for London
Six days a week, sometimes twice a day, four gym sessions, one massage and one physio.
Which event are you most looking forward to?
Besides swimming, what other events at the Olympics are you most looking forward to?
Basketball and Gymnastics
How did you get into your sport and how old were you?
I started swimming as a baby because my Mum is a Learn To Swim Teacher
What’s the best and worst thing about your sport?
The best thing is making friends around the world and the worst is the cold winter mornings.
What’s the worst injury you’ve had?
Not an injury – but a bad year of sickness in 2011
Who was your sporting hero growing up, and now?
Ian Thorpe – both now and when I was growing up
What’s your most embarrassing sporting moment?
Competing in the 100m Individual Medley at a meet and forgetting to chnge to backstroke
What’s the best advice your coach or fellow athletes have given you?
The harder you work, the luckier you get
What’s something about you that most people don’t know?
That I wear glasses.