Rachel Harris

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This article is about the Australian Olympic swimmer. For the American actress, see Rachael Harris.
Rachel Harris
Personal information
Full name Rachel Amanda Harris
Nationality  Australia
Born (1979-03-15) 15 March 1979 (age 35)
Perth, Western Australia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 72 kilograms (159 lb)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle and medley
College team Claremont University Swim

Rachel Harris (born 15 March 1979 in Perth, Western Australia) is a former freestyle and medley swimmer from Australia, who competed for her native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. There she finished in fifth position in the 800m Freestyle, and in fifth spot as well in the 400m Individual Medley.[1]

Harris won the gold medal in the 800m Freestyle at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[2]


Harris commenced her Medical Degree in 2003 at the University of Western Australia and graduated in 2008. She is well respected amongst her medical colleagues and continues to practice medicine today.