Participants

Kiah MELVERTON

Kiah MELVERTON
    Swimming
Birth Date:  05 Nov 1996
Place of Birth:  SOUTHPORT
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  21
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  173
Weight (Kg):  62

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
SWM Swimming Women's 800m Freestyle 3 Bronze

Kiah MELVERTON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 12:11
Women's 800m Freestyle Heat 2
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 19:43
Gold Medal Event Women's 800m Freestyle Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights

Finished in equal seventh in the 5km open water at the 2017 World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary.


Hobbies

Going to beach (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Occupation: Student (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Education: Exercise science at Griffith University, Southport, QLD, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Chris NESBIT (GBR) (tss.qld.edu.au, 25 Jul 2017)


Other sports

Competed in surf lifesaving at state level. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)


Reason: Started surf lifesaving, then got into swimming. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Ambition: Making the Australian national team. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Memorable: Finishing third in the 800m at the World Short Course Championships in 2016. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Former world record holder, swimmer Tracey WICKHAM (AUS). "The way she trained is a constant inspiration." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Influence: Her mother. (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
Ritual: "Splashing myself before the race." (Athlete, 27 Feb 2018)
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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