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Brianna Throssell

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Born

10/02/96 Perth, WA Australia

Lives

Perth, WA

Height

175cm

Weight

Nickname

Bria, Bri

Coach

Mick Palfrey

WHAT IS SOMETHING INTERESTING THAT PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU?

I used to play a lot of music when I was younger. I used to play the french horn.

HOBBIES OUTSIDE OF SWIMMING:

I love the beach, going out for brunch and sleep.

WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO DO AFTER YOUR SWIMMING CAREER?

I think get into medicine and become a doctor. I am currently studying physio.

WHO IS THE MOST FAMOUS PERSON YOU HAVE EVER MET?

Dawn Fraser.

FAVOURITE QUOTE?

Believe in yourself.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Olympic finalist in the 200m butterfly at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio Finished 4th in the 200m butterfly at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan Being selected for the 2012 Short Course World Championships in Turkey Winning silver in the 100m butterfly and 200m freestyle at the 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii

Australian Representative Results and Honours

Olympic Games Rio, Brazil, 2016: 8th 200m butterfly World Championships Budapest, Hungary, 2017: 12th 100m butterfly semi-finals, 16th 200m butterfly semi-finals

Kazan, Russia, 2015: 4th 200m butterfly

World Short Course Istanbul, Turkey 2012 Silver: 4x100m freestyle relay S 1 Doha, Qatar 2014 Silver: 4x200m freestyle relay, 19th 100m butterfly S 1

Commonwealth Games
Gold Coast, Australia 2018: Gold 4x200m freestyle relay, Bronze 100m butterfly, 5th 200m butterfly

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