Participants

Bronte CAMPBELL

Bronte CAMPBELL
    Swimming
Birth Date:  14 May 1994
Place of Birth:  BLANTYRE
Country of birth:  MAW
Age:  23
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  179
Weight (Kg):  65

Events and Medals


Bronte CAMPBELL - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Women's 100m Freestyle Final 52.27 9 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)

Bronte CAMPBELL - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 21:50
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 10:55
Women's 50m Freestyle Heat 5
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:17
Women's 50m Freestyle Semifinal 2
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 19:43
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Freestyle Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 11:05
Women's 100m Freestyle Heat 4
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 20:03
Women's 100m Freestyle Semifinal 2
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 21:44
Gold Medal Event Women's 100m Freestyle Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 21:43
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final
Finished

Legend

GR: Commonwealth Games Record

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Freestyle 3 24.20
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Freestyle 2 52.86
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 1 3:30.98
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 1 3:56.23

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 50m Freestyle 7 24.42
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Freestyle 4 53.04
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 1 3:30.65
2012 London, GBR Women's 50m Freestyle 10 24.94

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 50m Freestyle 6 24.58
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 100m Freestyle 7 53.18
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 2 3:32.01
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3 3:54.29
2017 Budapest, HUN Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:41.21
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 50m Freestyle 1 24.12
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 100m Freestyle 1 52.52
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 1 3:31.48
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3 3:55.56
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 50m Freestyle 5 24.66
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 100m Freestyle 11 54.46
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 4 x100m Freestyle Relay 2 3:32.43

Nickname: Brontezaurus, Bront, Black Caviar, C2 (Athlete, Oct 2017; swimming.org.au, 10 May 2017; swimswam.com, 22 Aug 2017; swimswam.com, 23 Jul 2017)
Hobbies

Watching TV, learning the guitar (Athlete, Oct 2017; swimming.org.au, 22 Aug 2017)


Occupation: Student (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Education: Business at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Languages spoken: English, German
Coach

CLUB: Simon CUSACK (AUS) (swimming.org.au, 22 Aug 2017)


Sporting relatives

Older sister Cate is also an Olympic gold medallist in swimming. (swimswam.com, 22 Aug 2017)


Injuries

Inflammation in left shoulder in 2016 hampered her Olympic campaign at Rio 2016. (foxsports.com.au, 22 Jul 2017). Competed with pain in both shoulders at 2017 World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (sunshinecoastdaily.com.au, 23 Jul 2017)


Reason: Watched Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and good at swimming. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ambition: "Keep enjoying the sport with 2020 (Tokyo Olympics) the ultimate goal." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: Winning gold in 4x100m freestyle relay at Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Tennis player Roger FEDERER (SUI). (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Influence: Coach Simon CUSACK. "I have been with him since I was seven." (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ritual: Listening to music (English band Muse). (swimswam.com, 22 Aug 2017)
Additional information

SISTER ACT
At London 2012, Cate and Bronte CAMPBELL became first siblings to swim for Australia at an Olympic Games since Munich 1972 when Neil and Greg ROGERS, and Narelle and Karen MORAS competed. (theroar.com.au, 25 Jul 2014)


APARTMENT
Before Rio 2016 Olympic Games, shared an apartment with Cate while training in host city. After the Games, bought a house in Brisbane. "We thought it was time to branch out. Cate used to make me coffee, now I have to do my own. I miss her but I see her every day." (nbcolympics.com, 31 Mar 2016; dailytelegraph.com.au, 26 Mar 2017)


BACKGROUND
Born in Malawi to South African parents Eric and Jenny. The family moved to Australia when she was seven. Younger brother Hamish, who has cerebral palsy and needs constant care, is the inspiration for Bronte and Cate. (smh.com.au, 29 Mar 2014; theroar.com.au, 25 Jul 2014; newidea.com.au, 8 Aug 2016; ausport.gov.au, 6 Jun 2014)


AWARDS
Swimming Australia's Swimmer of the Year in 2015 along with teammate Emily SEEBOHM. Received Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2017 for service to sport. (swimming.org.au, 22 Aug 2017; olympics.com.au, 26 Jan 2017)


BOARD
Executive committee member of Australian Swimmers' Association. (australianswimmers.com.au, 29 Aug 2017)


REST
Intends to take an extended break from the pool after Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. (theaustralian.com.au, 2 Dec 2017)


Social Media

Legend

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

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