Name: Anabelle Smith
Hi! In 2011, my 3m synchro partner and I won a bronze medal at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai, which was the highlight of my year. The 2012 competition season has just began, and I am looking forward to achieving some great results this Olympic year! I am currently in heavy preparations for the London 2012 Olympic Games, and my goal is to be selected on the team for the 3m springboard and 3m synchronized events.
When did you start?
I started in 2004 when I was 11
Career highlight or biggest achievement?
Winning a bronze medal in 3m synchro at the 2011 FINA World Championships in Shanghai
What is your dream?
To win an Olympic gold medal representing Australia
Who or what have inspired you?
Who's your hero?
Cathy Freeman and Lance Armstrong
Any other special talents?
Pretty good at lots of sports
Favourite TV Show?
Fruit salad- especially blueberries and mango!
How the grant will help you/how will you use the money?
It will enable me to purchase quality running shoes and clothing / swimmers to train and compete in. As well as enable me to travel interstate for training camps or synchro camps.
Last words: Quote or Motto you live by?
"You get out as much as you put in"