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Kai Edwards

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“Don't fear the hurt.”

Age
23
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TSS Aquatics
Coach
Chris Nesbit
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Kai Edwards

Achievements

TSS Aquatics swimmer Kai Edwards debuted at the 2019 World Championships where he competed in the Men's 10km and Men's 25km marathon event. Edwards battled near monsoon like conditions in the 25km race to place 5th overall in 4:51:17.20, only 11 seconds behind the overall winner. Two years later, Edwards qualified for his first Olympic Games and was Australia's representative in the Men's 10km event in Tokyo. Pushing himself all the way to the gantry, Edwards placed 12th overall in a stacked field of competitors.

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Olympic Games

Tokyo, Japan 2020 (2021)

  •  Placed 12th overall in the Men's 10km

FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships 

Hoorn, Netherlands 2016

  • Placed 6th in the Boys 10km - 18-19 Years

FINA Open Water World Cup

Hong Kong, 2018

  • Placed 12th in the Men’s 10km Open

Chun An, China 2018

  • Placed 10th in the Men’s 10km Open

FINA’s Marathon Swim World Series

Doha, Qatar 2019

  • Placed 5th in the Men’s 10km Open

Seychelles, Seychelles 2019

  • Placed 6th in the Men's 10km Open

World Championships

Yeosu, South Korea 2019

  • Placed 5th in the Men's 25km 
  • Placed 14th in the Men's 10km
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