BOMBELL Sarah < Back  
Sport Artistic Swimming
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 12 Apr 1983 in Sydney, AUS
Height1.67 m
Weight 60 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Occupation Physiotherapist
Languages English
Higher education Exercise Science, Physiotherapy - Griffith University: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started the sport at age 10.
Why this sport? She found lap swimming boring.
Club / Team Gold Coast Mermaids: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Name of coach Marina Kholod, Anna Nepotacheva
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2005
Competing for Australia
Tournament World Championships
Location Montreal, QC
General Interest
Nicknames Bombelly (Athlete, 07 Sep 2010)
Hobbies Sports and fitness, music and art. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning a bronze medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (olympics.com.au, 18 Feb 2012)
Most influential person in career Duet partner Eloise Amberger. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2010)
Hero / Idol Spanish synchronised swimmer Gemma Mengual. (olympics.com.au, 18 Feb 2012)
Injuries She injured a shoulder ligament [middle glenohumeral] during the 2005 World Championships in Montreal, Canada. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs She and her duet partner salute before every full routine. (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Sporting philosophy / motto "The pain of discipline is far less than the pain of regret." (Athlete, 16 Mar 2007)
Other information TATTOOS
She and duet partner Eloise Amberger both have a tattoo of the Southern Cross on their right foot. They decided to get the tattoo after they were selected as Australia's duet for the 2005 World Championships in Montreal, Canada. She also has a tattoo of a koi fish and the Olympic rings on her left side. (AOC, 11 Apr 2008)

FURTHER STUDIES
She is studying a masters in physiotherapy at Griffith University. (olympics.com.au, 18 Feb 2012)