Ashley SEETO

Ashley SEETO
Birth Date:  07 Dec 1987
Place of Birth:  PADDINGTON
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  30
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  178
Weight (Kg):  73

Ashley SEETO - Schedule

Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 11:23
Men's 50m Butterfly Heat 1
Fri, 6 Apr 11:08
Men's 100m Breaststroke Heat 4
Fri, 6 Apr 11:59
Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Heat 2
Fri, 6 Apr 22:07
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final
Sun, 8 Apr 10:50
Men's 50m Breaststroke Heat 3
Mon, 9 Apr 11:06
Men's 50m Freestyle Heat 2
Tue, 10 Apr 11:31
Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Heat 1
Tue, 10 Apr 21:52
Gold Medal Event Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final

Biographical Information

World Championships
Year Location Event Rank Result
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 50m Breaststroke 59 30.30
2017 Budapest, HUN Men's 100m Breaststroke 65 1:07.59

Nickname: Ash (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Occupation: Manager (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Education: Exercise and sport science at Bond University, Gold Coast, Australia
Languages spoken: English, Tok Pisin, Cantonese, Mandarin

CLUB: Ken MALCOLM (AUS) (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)

Sporting relatives

Father, Alvin, was a lawn bowls player and was at the Kuala Lumpur 1998 Commonwealth Games as a team manager. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)

Other sports

Competed in rugby as a flyhalf at regional level. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018) 


Injured a left shoulder 10 years ago and still niggling. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)   

Reason: "I was putting on weight and I was chubby. My sister was swimming, so my mum forced me to swim." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Ambition: "Just do the best as I can for my country and hopefully inspire some of the younger kids back home in Papua New Guinea." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Memorable: Swimming for Papua New Guinea for the first time, at the 2014 Oceania Games in Auckland. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Hero: Olympic swimmer, Ryan PINI (PNG). “He’s been so dedicated and committed for so many years and is still swimming. He just shows what anyone can do at any age.? (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Influence: Parents, Alvin and Angela. “As a young kid, they were all pushing me to succeed.? (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Ritual: "When I put on my swimmers, I put on left side before right side. Before I race, I splash water from the pool and jump up in the air." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Additional information

Born in Sydney, Australia, and moved to Papua New Guinea as soon as he was born. Both parents are Chinese, but father, Alvin, was born in Papua New Guinea and mother, Angela, was born in Fiji. His grandparents and great-grandparents were born in Papua New Guinea. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)

Had dual Australian and Papua New Guinea citizenship, but gave up his Australian citizenship and became Papua New Guinean for his eligibility several years ago. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)  

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Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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