|Full name||Linley Margaret Frame|
12 November 1971 |
Linley Frame (born 12 November 1971 in Melbourne, Victoria) is a swimmer from Australia. She won a gold medal in the 100 m breaststroke at the 1991 FINA World Championships, and represented Australia at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.
Frame was a poolside interviewer for Channel Seven at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, and was a studio pundit for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She appeared as herself in the eighth episode of the 1998 Australia television series The Games.
In 2009, Frame made a comeback to swimming. Competing at the 2009 World Masters Games, she won a gold medal in the W35-39 50m breaststroke event, beating the second-placed swimmer by more than 3 seconds. Frame now holds FINA Masters World Records for the W40-44 age group in 50m breaststroke and 100m breaststroke events. As well as racing Masters events, she competes in Victorian and Australian Swimming Championships.
As of 2014[update], Frame works at Swimming Victoria as Athlete and Coach Liaison Officer. She has been a motivational speaker for both children and adults throughout Victoria. She also helped establish Red Dust Role Models, a charity that visits remote Aboriginal communities throughout the Northern Territory and Western Australia, teaching children the importance of a healthy lifestyle and good education.
- AIS Athlete of the Year Past Winners
- "Champion swimmer fights for understanding of ‘the most misunderstood’ disease". Retrieved 20 April 2014.
- "Linley Frame: Olympian and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferer". Retrieved 20 April 2014.
- "Swimming - 15 October 2009 - Day 6 Results". p15. Retrieved 20 April 2014.
- FINA WORLD MASTERS RECORDS - LONG COURSE METERS AS OF DEC 31, 2013
- FINA WORLD MASTERS RECORDS - SHORT COURSE METERS AS OF DEC 31, 2013
- Supermum Linley Frame gets back in the swim
- Nicole Livingstone. "Tweet during 2013 Australian Swimming Championships". Retrieved 20 April 2014. "How cool Linley Frame in the semi of 100 breast!? 1991 World Champ, getting better with age!"
- Linley Frame: Results
- "Staff Profile: Linley Frame". p2: Swimming Victoria. Retrieved 20 April 2014.