|Type of Impairment
||S9, SB9, SM9
Further Personal Information
||Sydney, NSW, AUS
||Law, International Relations - Bond University: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||She took up competitive swimming after being forced out of athletics due to injury in 2002.
|Why this sport?
||She has always enjoyed swimming. She used to live in Indonesia, where she would swim to cool off.
|Club / Team
||Cranbrook Eastern Edge Swim Club: Sydney, NSW, AUS
|Name of coach
||Yuriy Vdovychenko [national]
||Annie (paralympiceducation.org.au, 13 Jan 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning a bronze medal and sharing the podium with teammate Ellie Cole in the S9 100m butterfly at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org.au, 13 Jan 2010)
|Most influential person in career
||Her parents and her former school teacher, Julia Dangar. (qasport.qld.gov.au, 13 Jan 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||Australian runners Cathy Freeman and John Landy. (QAS, 10 Nov 2009)
||Prior to taking up swimming she suffered a series of stress fractures as a result of competing in athletics. (paralympic.org.au, 13 Jan 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Victory is what happens when 10,000 hours of hard work meet one moment of opportunity." (paralympic.org.au, 13 Jan 2010)
|Awards and honours
||She received a Medal of the Order of Australia [OAM] in 2014. (dailytelegraph.com.au, 26 Jan 2014)
She co-captained the Australian swim team at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (foxsports.com.au, 24 Aug 2008)
She was named Bond University Sportsperson of the Year of 2007 and was a finalist for the Australian Universities Sportsperson of the Year of 2007. (paralympic.org.au, 13 Jan 2010)
||She used to compete in athletics but had to give up the sport because of repeated stress fractures. (paralympicchallenge.gov.au, 25 Apr 2012)
||She is missing the lower part of her left arm as the result of a congenital limb deficiency. (paralympic.org.au, 13 Jan 2010)