Participants

Emma MCKEON

Emma MCKEON
    Swimming
Birth Date:  24 May 1994
Place of Birth:  WOLLONGONG
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  23
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  181
Weight (Kg):  60

Events and Medals


Emma MCKEON - Records

Record Event Mark Date Location
GR Women's 100m Butterfly Final 56.78 6 April, 2018 Gold Coast (AUS)

Emma MCKEON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Thu, 5 Apr 11:07
Women's 200m Freestyle Heat 3
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 12:03
Women's 100m Butterfly Heat 3
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 20:04
Gold Medal Event Women's 200m Freestyle Final
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 21:33
Women's 100m Butterfly Semifinal 1
Finished
Thu, 5 Apr 21:50
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 21:51
Gold Medal Event Women's 100m Butterfly Final
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 21:50
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay Final
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 11:45
Women's 200m Butterfly Heat 2
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 21:28
Gold Medal Event Women's 200m Butterfly 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 100m Freestyle 3 53.61
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m Freestyle 1 1:55.57
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Butterfly 3 57.66
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 1 3:30.98
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 1 7:49.90
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 1 3:56.23

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 200m Freestyle 3 1:54.92
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Butterfly 6 57.05
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 1 3:30.65
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 2 7:44.87
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:55.00

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 100m Freestyle 8 53.21
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 200m Freestyle 2 1:55.18
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 100m Butterfly 2 56.18
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 2 3:32.01
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 3 7:48.51
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 200m Freestyle 7 1:56.41
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 50m Butterfly 21 26.79
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 100m Butterfly 4 57.67
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 1 3:31.48
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 6 7:51.02
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3 3:55.56
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 4 x100m Freestyle Relay 2 3:32.43
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 4 x100m Freestyle Relay 2 3:32.43
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 2 7:47.08
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:55.22

Nickname: Em (olympics.com.au, May 2016)
Hobbies

Waterskiing, watching movies, going to the beach (swimming.org.au, 28 Aug 2017; Olympic News Service, Aug 2016)


Occupation: Athlete (fina.org, 30 Aug 2017)
Education: Public health at Griffith University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Michael BOHL (AUS) (olympics.com.au, May 2016)


Sporting relatives

Older brother David, mother Suzie (nee WOODHOUSE), father Ron and uncle Rob WOODHOUSE all represented Australia in swimming. (swimming.org.au, 29 Aug 2017)


Reason: Parents introduced her to swimming when she was a baby, and she has been in the water ever since. (olympics.com.au, May 2016)
Ambition: "To keep swimming faster and reach Tokyo 2020 in the best shape possible." (Athlete, 7 Feb 2018)
Memorable: "The 200m freestyle final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games." (Athlete, 7 Feb 2018)
Influence: "My parents, as they are great role models." (Athlete, 7 Jan 2018)
Ritual: "I like to paint my nails and wear bright swimsuits." (Athlete, 7 Feb 2018)
Additional information

COLLECTOR
Became the first Australian woman to win six medals at a single world championships, in Budapest, Hungary, in 2017. (gc2018.com, 1 Aug 2017)


BAN
Initially banned from marching in the Closing Ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympics, after staying in Copacabana with fellow swimmers for a night out, without notifying team officials. Presented a handwritten, two-page letter to Australia's Olympic chef de mission Kitty CHILLER and was later allowed to attend the ceremony. (smh.com.au, 20 Aug 2016)


TIME OFF
Narrowly missing out on selection for the London 2012 Olympic team forced her to take time away to re-evaluate. Soon regained her love for the sport and qualified for the World Championships in Barcelona in 2013. (tlaworldwide.com, 30 Aug 2017)


AWARD
Received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 2017. (griffith.edu.au, 27 Jan 2017)


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Legend

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

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