Participants

Emily SEEBOHM

Emily SEEBOHM
    Swimming
Birth Date:  05 Jun 1992
Place of Birth:  ASHFORD
Country of birth:  AUS
Age:  25
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  72

Emily SEEBOHM - 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 11:18
Women's 100m Backstroke Heat 3
Finished
Fri, 6 Apr 20:55
Women's 100m Backstroke Semifinal 1
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 20:03
Gold Medal Event Women's 100m Backstroke Final
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 10:39
Women's 200m Backstroke Heat 3
Finished
Sun, 8 Apr 19:37
Gold Medal Event Women's 200m Backstroke Final
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 10:55
Women's 50m Backstroke Heat 4
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 21:02
Women's 50m Backstroke Semifinal 2
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 19:50
Gold Medal Event Women's 50m Backstroke Final
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 21:43
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 50m Backstroke 4 27.98
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 100m Backstroke 1 59.37
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m Backstroke 2 2:08.51
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m Individual Medley 7 2:14.37
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 1 3:56.23
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 100m Freestyle 2 54.30
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 50m Backstroke 3 28.33
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 100m Backstroke 1 59.79
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 200m Backstroke 3 2:08.28
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 50m Butterfly 3 26.29
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 200m Individual Medley 2 2:10.83
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 1 3:36.36
2010 Delhi, IND Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 1 3:56.99

Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 100m Backstroke 7 59.19
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 200m Backstroke 12 2:09.39
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:55.00
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m Backstroke 2 58.68
2012 London, GBR Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 1 3:33.15
2012 London, GBR Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:54.02
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 100m Backstroke 9 1:00.31
2008 Beijing, CHN Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 1 3:52.69

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 50m Backstroke 4 27.37
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 100m Backstroke 3 58.59
2017 Budapest, HUN Women's 200m Backstroke 1 2:05.68
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
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 50m Backstroke 4 27.66
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 100m Backstroke 1 58.26
2015 Kazan, RUS Women's 200m Backstroke 1 2:05.81
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 Backstroke 12 28.29
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 100m Backstroke 2 59.06
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 4 x100m Freestyle Relay 2 3:32.43
2013 Barcelona, ESP Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:55.22
2011 Shanghai, CHN Women's 50m Backstroke 5 28.07
2011 Shanghai, CHN Women's 100m Backstroke 4 59.21
2009 Rome, ITA Women's 50m Backstroke 7 27.83
2009 Rome, ITA Women's 100m Backstroke 3 58.88
2009 Rome, ITA Women's 200m Individual Medley 15 2:12.88
2009 Rome, Italy Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 2 3:52.58
2007 Melbourne, AUS Women's 50m Backstroke 14 29.04
2007 Melbourne, AUS Women's 100m Backstroke 4 1:00.52
2007 Melbourne, AUS Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay 1 3:55.74

Nickname: C-Bomb (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hobbies

Horse riding, pole dancing (Athlete, Oct 2017)


Occupation: Athlete (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Education: Master trainer (personal trainer) at Australian Institute of Fitness, QLD, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: David LUSH (AUS) (olympics.com.au, May 2016)


Sporting relatives

Father, John, played 18 years with Australian rules football team Glenelg in the South Australian Football League. Mother, Karen, played representative netball and was a swimming instructor. (aparentinglife.com, 26 Jun 2012)


Injuries

Dislocated knee in the lead-up to the world championships, while riding her horse in 2015. (horsetalk.co.nz, 30 Apr 2016)


Reason: Grew up around water as her mother, Karen, was a swimming teacher. (Athlete, Oct 2017; dailymail.co.uk, 11 Aug 2016)
Ambition: “I’d love to get to Tokyo 2020 - I’d love to go to four (Olympic Games). I think that would be an awesome experience and I know Tokyo is going to be incredible." (news.com.au, 29 Jul 2017)
Memorable: Winning gold in the 4x100m medley relay at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Hero: Olympic gold medallist swimmer, Ian THORPE (AUS). "He's had such an amazing career." (Athlete, Oct 2017; espn.com.au, 26 Aug 2016)
Influence: Partner and teammate, Mitchell LARKIN (AUS). "It's so great that we get to share our experiences and talk about them with someone who truly gets it." (espn.com.au, 26 Aug 2016)
Ritual: "Make sure I put my cap on from the back of my head to the front." (Athlete, Oct 2017; olympics.com.au, May 2016)
Additional information

DUAL CHAMPION
Became only the fifth woman in history, and first Australian, to claim the 100m/200m world double, at 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia. (olympics.com.au, May 2016)


ENDOMETRIOSIS
Competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as reigning dual world champion in the women’s backstroke events, but fell short of the mark, missing the podium in the 100m backstroke and failing to make the final in the 200m. Had been diagnosed with endometriosis before Rio and underwent surgery just after Christmas in 2016. (heraldsun.com.au, 29 Jul 2017)


HORSE
Owns a show-jumping horse called Platinum and taught it how to jump. "He's helping me out in so many ways. I've learnt so much from having him - when I go there and ride, I unwind. It's great." (swimming.org.au, 29 Aug 2017; smh.com.au, 21 Nov 2015)


AWARD
Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in January 2009, for services to sport as a gold medallist at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (itsanhonour.gov.au, 26 Jan 2009)


RECOGNITION
Jointly named Swimmer of the Year by Swimming Australia in 2015, sharing with teammate Bronte CAMPBELL. Won it again in 2017, after fighting back from the pain of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and endometriosis, to reclaim her world champion status. (abc.net.au, 5 Sep 2015; adelaidenow.com.au, 29 Oct 2017)


INK
Has three tattoos - Olympic rings on the top of her back, a star on her ankle, and the Latin word meaning breathe on her wrist. (olympics.com.au, May 2016)


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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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