Pan Pac Hero - Emily Seebohm

Emily Seebohm

After making her Australian debut back in 2007 at only fourteen years old, Emily Seebohm has cemented herself as one of Australia’s most successful swimmers. Since then Seebohm has won five Olympic medals, 14 World Championships medals and 8 World Short Course Championship medals.

Following the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Seebohm joined Susie O’Neill as the most decorated Commonwealth Games swimmer, with fifteen medals.
 
After two Pan Pacific Championships, Emily has won nine medals and is well on her way to extend this total after her performances at the recent Commonwealth Games, qualified her for the 2018 Pan Pacs.
 
At the 2010 Pan Pacs in California, she defeated the Olympic Champion Natalie Coughlin, to claim Gold in the 100m Backstroke. Her performance in the 200m Individual Medley saw her not only claim Gold in Championship Record time but her time became the fastest 200m IM that year and the 2nd fastest time in history, in a textile suit. Seebohm went on to claim a further four Silver medals in the 100m breaststroke, 50m butterfly, 4x100m freestyle and the 4x100m medley relay where her lead off leg, broke the 100m backstroke Championship Record.  

Emily kicked off the 2014 Championships with a Gold medal in the 100m backstroke where she broke both the Australian All Commers Record and the Championship Record. After a silver medal in the 200m backstroke, she claimed her second Gold of the meet as part of the 4x100m medley relay.   
 
You can catch Emily in action at the 2018 Pan Pac Trials in Adelaide from June 30 – July 4. Buy your tickets HERE.  
 

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