Amanda Fowler (swimmer)

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Amanda Fowler
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Fowler at the 2011 Oceania Paralympic Championships
Personal information
Nationality Australia
Born 12/11/1995
Sport
Country Australia
Sport Swimming
Event(s) S14 100 metre breaststroke
Club Nepean Aquatic Centre Swim Club

Amanda Fowler (born 12 November 1996) is an Indigenous Australian swimmer. She was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in swimming.[1]

Personal[edit]

Fowler was born 12 November 1996.[2] She is from Blaxland, New South Wales.[3][4]

Swimming[edit]

Fowler is an S14 classified swimmer.[2][5] She is a member of Nepean Aquatic Centre Swim Club, where she trains with fellow Paralympian Kara Leo, and is coached by Jackie Barck.[5][6] At the 2010 Australian All Schools swimming championships, she won ten medals,[4] eight of them gold.[7] She competed at the 2011 Global Games as a fourteen-year-old.[8] She was selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in swimming[2] competing in the S14 100 metre breaststroke event.[5] She performed okay at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b c "Amanda Fowler". Australia: Australian Paralympic Committee. 2012. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Cleggett, Michael (2012-07-18). "Meet our Mountains Olympians". Blue Mountains Gazette. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  4. ^ a b Georgakopoulos, Chris. "Blaxland girl eyes Paralympics". Penrith Press. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  5. ^ a b c Brady, Justin (2012-08-08). "Leo gets set for Games". Penrith Star. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  6. ^ Brady, Justin (2011-06-29). "Pooled talent offers bright future". Penrith Star. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  7. ^ Brady, Justin (2010-07-08). "Swimmer breaks eight records". Penrith Star. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  8. ^ Herbertson, Lisa (2011-10-18). "JUNIOR SPORTS STAR: Blaxland swimmer looking to London Olympics". Penrith Press. Retrieved 2012-08-16.