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Leah Neale

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Born

1/08/95 Ipswich Australia

Lives

Sunshine Coast, QLD

Height

173cm

Weight

Nickname

@leahneale95

Coach

Chris Mooney

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SWIMMING:

Beach and piano.

WHAT MOTIVATED YOU TO START SWIMMING?

I was a little more successful in swimming than I was in basketball and it started the career.

WHO INSPIRES YOU?

My mum, she's a legend.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Won a silver medal as part of the 4x200m freestyle relay at her first Olympic Games in Rio.

Qualified for her first Olympic Games in 2016

Made her debut on the Australian team for a long course meet in 2015 at the Kazan World Championships

Australian Representative Honours and Results

Olympic Games

Rio, Brazil, 2016: Silver 4 x 200m freestyle relay

Olympic Games Total: S:1

Commonwealth Games 
Gold Coast, Australia 2018: Gold 4x200m freestyle, 6th 200m freestyle 

Commonwealth Games Total: G: 1 

World Short Course Championships

Doha, Qatar, 2014: Bronze: 4x200m Freestyle; 7th 400m freestyle, 13th 200m freestyle

FINA World Short Course Total: B:1

 

World Championships

Kazan, Russia, 2015: 6th 4x200m freestyle relay, 21st 400m freestyle Budapest, Hungary, 2017: Bronze as a heat swimmer in the 4x200m freestyle relay, 16th in the 400m freestyle

Resources

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Australian Swimming Stars in and out of the Water Celebrated

08 November, 2018

Swimming Australia appoints new Board member and awards Life Memberships

01 November, 2018

Australian World Short Course team named

27 October, 2018

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