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Emma McKeon

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“A champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fail - Serena Williams.”

Age
25
CLUB
Griffith University
Coach
Michael Bohl
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Emma McKeon

Achievements

McKeon has won more than 34 medals and set numerous World and Commonwealth Games Records since she began competing for Australia. Hailing from a swimming family, her brother David and father Ron are both Olympians, while her mother and uncle competed at the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Most recently, McKeon was part of Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay who won gold and set a new World Record – among other amazing achievements – at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Olympic Games

Rio, Brazil, 2016

  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay  
  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 200m Freestyle
  • Placed 6th in the Women’s 100m Butterfly

Commonwealth Games

Glasgow, Scotland 2014

  • Won gold in the Women’s 200m Freestyle
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay (WR)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 100m Butterfly
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 100m Freestyle

Gold Coast, Australia 2018

  • Won gold in the Women’s 100m Butterfly (GR)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay (WR)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay (GR)
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay (GR)
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 200m Freestyle
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 200m Butterfly

Pan Pacific Championships

Gold Coast, Australia 2014

  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • Placed 4th in the Women’s 100m Butterfly
  • Placed 10th in the Women’s 200m Freestyle
  • Placed 11th in the Women’s 100m Freestyle

Tokyo, Japan 2018

  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Mixed Medley Relay
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100 Freestyle Relay
  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 50m Freestyle
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 100m Butterfly

World Short Course Championships

Dubai, UAE 2010

  • Won bronze in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay (heat swimmer)
  • Placed 4th in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle
  • Placed 8th in the Women’s 100m Freestyle
  • Placed 9th in the Women’s 50m Freestyle

World Long Course Championships

Kazan, Russia, 2015

  • Won gold in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Placed 7th in the Women’s 200m Freestyle

Barcelona, Spain 2013

  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay (heat swimmer)

Budapest, Hungary 2017

  • Won silver in the Women’s 200m Freestyle
  • Won silver in the Women’s 100m Butterfly
  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle
  • Won silver in the Women’s 4x100m Mixed Medley Relay
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 4x100m Freestyle
  • Won bronze in the Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Placed 8th in the Women’s 100m Freestyle

Gwangju, South Korea 2019

  • Won gold in the Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • Won gold in the Women's 4x200m Freestyle Relay (WR)
  • Won silver in the Women's 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Won silver in the Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay
  • Won silver in the Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • Won bronze in the Women's 100m Butterfly
  • Placed 4th in the Women's 100m Freestyle
Emma McKeowan

In The Pool

Olympic Games

1
2
1

Commonwealth Games

8
0
4

Pan Pacific Championships

4
1
2

World Championships - Short Course

0
0
1

World Championships - Long Course

3
10
4

Records

  • World Records
  • Event Time Location Date
    Women's 4x100m Freestyle

    3:30.05

    Shayna Jack (54:03)
    Bronte Campbell (52:03)
    Emma McKeon (52.99)
    Cate Campbell (51:00)

    Gold Coast, Commonwealth Games 5 April 2018

     

    Event Time Location Date
    Women's 4x200m Freestyle

    7:41.50

    Ariarne Titmus (1:54.27) (CR)
    Madison Wilson (1:56.73)
    Brianna Throssell (1:55.60)
    Emma McKeon (1:54.90)

    Gwangju, World Championships 26 July 2019
  • Commonwealth Records
  • Event Time Location Date
    Women's 4x200m Freestyle

    7:41.50

    Ariarne Titmus (1:54.27) (CR)
    Madison Wilson (1:56.73)
    Brianna Throssell (1:55.60)
    Emma McKeon (1:54.90)

    Gwangju, World Championships 26 July 2019

     

    Event Time Location Date
    Women's 4x100m Freestyle

    3:30.05

    Shayna Jack (54:03)
    Bronte Campbell (52:03)
    Emma McKeon (52.99)
    Cate Campbell (51:00)

    Gold Coast, Commonwealth Games 5 April 2018

     

    Event Time Location Date
    Women's 100m Butterfly

    56.18

    Budapest, World Championships 24 July 2017
  • Australian Records
  • Event Time Location Date
    Women's 100m Butterfly

    56.18

    Budapest, World Championships 24 July 2017

     

    Event Time Location Date
    Women's 4x100m Freestyle

    3:30.05

    Shayna Jack (54:03)
    Bronte Campbell (52:03)
    Emma McKeon (52.99)
    Cate Campbell (51:00)

    Gold Coast, Commonwealth Games 5 April 2018

     

    Event Time Location Date
    Women's 4x200m Freestyle

    7:41.50

    Ariarne Titmus (1:54.27) (CR)
    Madison Wilson (1:56.73)
    Brianna Throssell (1:55.60)
    Emma McKeon (1:54.90)

    Gwangju, World Championships 26 July 2019

     

  • Commonwealth Games Records
  • Women's 4x200m Freestyle Relay (7:48.04) - 2018 Commonwealth Games

    • Emma Mckeon - 1:56.62
    • Brianna Throssell - 1:57.60
    • Leah Neale - 1:58.23
    • Ariarne Titmus - 1:55.59
       

    Women's 4x100m Medley Relay (3:54.36) - 2018 Commonwealth Games

    • Emily Seebohm - 59.41
    • Georgia Bohl - 1:06.85
    • Emma Mckeon - 56.42
    • Bronte Campbell - 51.57
       

    Women's 100m Butterfly (56.78) - 2018 Commonwealth Games

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