SEDGMAN Alethea < Back  
Sport Shooting
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 24 Jan 1994 in Carlton, AUS
Height1.79 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Natimuk, VIC, AUS
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Information Technology
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She took up shooting at age 14.
Why this sport? Her father would often drive her past the local rifle range and she was interested. He sister started the sport so she did too.
Club / Team Horsham Smallbore Rifle Club: Australia
Name of coach Petr Kurka
Coach from what year? 2009
Training Regime When she is at home she trains by shooting at hanging targets in the family's shed. She also spends hours each week 'dryfiring', where she kneels in her living room with her rifle in a shooters' position.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Rock climbing. (ISSF, 02 Sep 2010)
Most influential person in career Winning a gold medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (olympics.com.au, 07 Jun 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto ''If I am calm and focus only on the technique, nothing bad can come into my head and it will be a good shot." (theage.com.au, 23 Jul 2011)
Awards and honours She was inducted into the Wimmera Regional Sports Assembly Hall of Fame in February 2012. (mailtimes.com.au, 17 Feb 2012)
Famous relatives She is a distant relative of Australian tennis player Frank Sedgman. He won 22 Grand Slam titles in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. (olympics.com.au, 07 Jun 2012)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (mailtimes.com.au, 25 Jun 2012)
Other information COUNTRY LIFE
She lives on her family's farm near Natimuk in rural Victoria. She has a makeshift rifle range in the farm shed. (theage.com.au, 23 Jul 2011)