MOPIO Anna-Liza < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Papua New Guinea   
Gender Women
Born 03 Dec 1986
Height1.73 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Languages English
Higher education Sport Management - Griffith University: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She has been swimming for as long as she can remember.
Why this sport? She has always loved water and was getting injured playing other sports.
Club / Team Chandler Swim Club: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Name of coach Rick Van der Zant
Coach from which country? Australia
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 1999
Competing for Papua New Guinea
Location Australia
General Interest
Nicknames Iza, because her younger sister couldn't pronounce Liza as a baby. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2007
Hobbies Dancing, listening to music, going to the beach and spending time with friends. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2007)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning four medals at the 2003 South Pacific Games in Fiji. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2007)
Most influential person in career Her parents. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2007)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Have fun and always try your hardest." (Athlete, 27 Jun 2007)
Other sports She competed regionally in basketball before deciding to focus on swimming. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2007)
Ambitions To compete at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2007)