KEALEY Mitchell < Back  
Sport Athletics, Triathlon
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 28 Jan 1984 in Brisbane, AUS
Height1.79 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Human Movement Studies - University of Queensland: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? I started running when I was 14 at high school.
Why this sport? I enjoy pushing my body to the edge, and I am good at it.
Club / Team University of Queensland and QAS: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Name of coach Roy Rankin
Coach from which country? Australia
Coach from what year? 1998
Training Regime Morning and afternoon sessions.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Nicknames Mitch or Keals. (Athlete 22/07/08)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning the 2008 national title in Brisbane, Australia and securing selection for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete 22/07/08)
Most influential person in career His former swimming coach, Bernie Wakefield. (QAS 16/06/08)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs I never shave on race day. (Athlete 22/07/08)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Perseverance." (QAS 16/06/08)
Other sports He was a national level swimmer as a junior. (SMH.com 14/7/08)
Ambitions To win an Olympic medal. (QAS 16/06/08)