Angie Bainbridge

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Angie Bainbridge
Personal information
Born 16 October 1989 (1989-10-16) (age 24)
Height 181 cm (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight 67kg

Angie Lee Bainbridge, OAM[2] (born 16 October 1989) is an Australian freestyle swimmer who specialises in the 200 m event.

At the 2008 Australian Swimming Championships she qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing as a member of the 4×100 m and 4×200 m freestyle relay squads by coming sixth and third in the respective individual events.

She was not used as Australia won bronze in the shorter race. She then swam the heats of the longer relay, and collected gold when the first-choice quartet won the final in a world record time.

In 2009, she received the Medal of the Order of Australia "For service to sport as a gold medallist at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games".[2]

She is was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Angie Bainbridge". london2012.olympics.com.au. Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Bainbridge, Angie Lee". It's An Honour. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 29 December 2011. 
  3. ^ AIS at the Olympics

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