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Katja Dedekind



17/08/01 Queensland Australia


Sunshine Coast, QLD




Kitty Kat, Kat face, Kitty


Nathan Doyle

Favourite Swimming Memory

Getting my Bronze medal at Rio

Favourite Quote

"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there".

Role Model

Ellie Cole, Blake Cochrane

3 Words That Best Describe You

shy, kind, outgoing

Something Interesting About Yourself

I have a twin brother but we look nothing alike

Career Highlights

Made her debut at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Won a bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio 

Australian Representative Honours and Results 

Paralympic Games
Rio, Brazil 2016 – Bronze S13 100m backstroke, 7th S13 400m Freestyle
World Championships
Mexico City, Mexico 2017

Para Pan Pacific Championships 
Cairns, Australia 2018 - 

Tips from the top

Live your fears, realise your dreams, attain your goals!

Cate Campbell

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01 November, 2018

Australian World Short Course team named

27 October, 2018