Tessa Wallace

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Tessa Wallace
Personal information
Full name Tessa Clare Wallace
Nickname(s) "Tess"
National team  Australia
Born (1993-09-09) 9 September 1993 (age 23)
Buderim, Queensland
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 59 kg (130 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke
Club Pelican Waters Caloundra
Coach John Wallace

Tessa Clare Wallace (born 9 September 1993) represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, her debut into major international meets. Wallace's only Commonwealth Games race, the 200-metre breaststroke, was held on Wednesday 6 October. After a solid heat she qualified 6th for the final, where she came second to ex-world record-holder and fellow Australian, Leisel Jones. Not far behind Tessa, Sarah Katsoulis finished 3rd, completing an Australia sweep of gold, silver and bronze medals.

On 20 March 2012, Wallace qualified for her first Olympic Games. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, she advanced to the semifinals of the women's 200-metre breaststroke, and finished with the 15th-best time overall.


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