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Sport Artistic Swimming
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 29 Mar 1984 in Melbourne, AUS
Height1.61 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Occupation Athlete, Teacher
Languages English
Higher education Physical Education - Victoria University of Technology: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? Started the sport at age nine.
Why this sport? She was asked to have a go during primary school swimming lessons. Her swim teacher was the state team manager at the time.
Club / Team Golden Fish Synchronised Swimming Club: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Name of coach Anna Nepotacheva, Marina Kholod
International Debut
Year 2004
Competing for Australia
Tournament U.S.Open
Location Tokyo
General Interest
Nicknames Tazza (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Hobbies Shopping and going to the movies. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career Former coach Katrina Morrow. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Hero / Idol French synchronised swimmer Virginie Dedieu. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Injuries She injured her right shoulder in 2010. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)

She suffered a lower back injury in 2008 which has given her continual problems. (Athlete, 15 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "To be number one, you have to train like you're number two." (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Awards and honours She was awarded the Pierre de Coubertin Award by the Victorian Olympic Council. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)