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|Full name||Rachel Amanda Harris|
15 March 1979 |
Perth, Western Australia
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||72 kg (159 lb)|
Rachel Amanda Harris (born 15 March 1979) is an Australian freestyle and medley swimmer who competed for her native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. There she finished in twelfth position in the women's 800-metre freestyle, and twelfth in the 400-metre individual medley.
Harris won the gold medal in the 800-metre freestyle at the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She was also the winner of the silver medal in the 800m Freestyle at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Hong Kong in 1999.
In 2003 Harris began studying at the University of Western Australia and graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 2008. Since graduation she has completed a Diploma of Child Health (2012, PMH, WA) and IOC Diploma of Sports Medicine (2015, International Olympic Committee).
Harris is the Team Doctor at South Fremantle Football Club (WAFL) (2014–present). She is currently working at Sports Medicine Glengarry in Western Australia, as a Sports Medicine Registrar, with the Australasian College of Sports Physicians.
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