Bio of Emma McKeon
Emma McKeon is an expert in the sprinting event and a member of the Australian National Team. McKeon was born on May 24, 1994, and he hails from Wollongog, which is located in the state of New Wales. He is currently training with St. Michael Bohl is a member of the Peters Swimming Club. Her strongest events are the 100- and 200-meter freestyle swims, as well as the butterfly race at 100 meters.
In addition to this, McKeon is a student at Griffith University, where she is working toward earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health and Health Promotion with a concentration in Nutrition. She claims that her favorite food is ice cream, and that her favorite drink is a caramel milkshake. She is a bit of a junk-food addict, as she says that she is. She also enjoys water skiing, and on her days off, she looks forward to nothing more than lazing around on the beach and getting plenty of rest.
The past of the family
Her family has a long history of athleticism; her brother, uncle, mother, and father have all been swimmers. Emma McKeon qualified for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the same pool in Brisbane that her mother, Susie, and her uncle qualified in for the 1982 Commonwealth Games. McKeon's brother, David, and her father, Ron, are both Olympic swimmers. McKeon's mother, Susie, and her uncle qualified for the 1982 Commonwealth Games.
Season of 2010
The year 2010 was McKeon's breakthrough year, and she filled it by winning medals in three major international competitions. She competed in the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii in 2010, where she won a bronze medal in the 200-meter freestyle event and three silver medals in the 400-meter freestyle relay, the 100-meter freestyle, and the 50-meter freestyle. McKeon won a gold medal in the 400-meter medley relay, a silver medal in the 100-meter butterfly, and two bronze medals in the 50-meter and 100-meter freestyle events at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. In addition, McKeon brought home a bronze medal from the World Short Course Championships held in Dubai by competing in the 400-meter medley relay.
Championships of the World 2013, held in Barcelona
McKeon competed in the 400-meter freestyle relay and the 800-meter freestyle relay at the World Championships in Barcelona in 2013. She came away with two silver medals in both events.
2014 Pan Pacs
2014 was yet another fruitful and successful year for McKeon. In addition to competing in the 100-meter butterfly, 200-meter freestyle, and 100-meter freestyle events at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships, which were held on the Gold Coast, McKeon won a silver medal in the 800 meter freestyle relay.
2014 Games of the Commonwealth
At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, McKeon won six medals in total: four gold medals in the 200-meter freestyle event, one gold medal in the 400-meter freestyle relay, one gold medal in the 800-meter freestyle relay, and two bronze medals in the 100-meter butterfly and 100-meter freestyle events. At the Commonwealth Games, McKeon won the 400-meter freestyle relay, setting a world record in the process.
Olympics held in Rio in 2016
In the semifinals of the 100-meter butterfly, McKeon finished almost a full second behind the new Olympic Record Holder Sarah Sjostrom. However, she was at least two tenths ahead of the rest of the competition, which put her in the running for a medal. In the end, she would have to be satisfied with a sixth-place finish in the finals.
Despite this, McKeon fought back and finished third in the 200-meter freestyle event with a time of 1:54. 92, falling short to only Katie Ledecky and Sarah Sjostrom, two women who had both already won gold in these Olympics.
Championships of the World, FINA 2017,
McKeon split a 52 during the first day of competition, which helped her Australian teammates win a silver medal in the 4x100 freestyle relay. 29
On day two of the competition, in the final of the 100-meter butterfly, McKeon found a way to shave an additional time off her personal best mark, which allowed her to win silver and set a new record for both the Commonwealth and the Australian National Swimming Association. 18
McKeon and Katie Ledecky finished in a tie for second place in the 200-meter freestyle event on day four of the competition. This was Ledecky's first silver medal at a major international championship. The previous evening, in the semifinals, neither woman was faster than 1:54. 99 points for McKeon and 1:54 overall. 69 for Ledecky, but they both ended up crossing the finish line in 1:55 18 for the deadlock in the championship game Federica Pellegrini, a swimmer from Italy, took first place with a time of 1:54. 73
With a time of 1 minute 56 seconds, McKeon completed the second leg of Australia's 4x200-meter freestyle relay. 26 and, along with Madison Wilson, Kotuku Ngawati, and Ariarne Titmus, won the bronze medal in a team competition.
McKeon swam the butterfly leg of the 4x100-meter Mixed Medley Relay, which his team won the silver medal in. The other members of the relay team were Mitchell Larkin, Daniel Cave, and Bronte Campbell. With a time of 3 minutes and 41 seconds, the quartet established a new record for the Oceanic. 21, just 0 04 seconds ahead of the Canadians, who took the bronze medal,
With a time of 53 seconds, McKeon was only able to finish in eighth place in the finals of the 100-meter freestyle event. 21 seconds slower than her personal best of 52 80
McKeon swam the butterfly leg of the 4x100-meter medley relay, posting a time of 56 seconds. 78, which contributed to Australia's victory in the bronze medal game. Australia finished in third place, behind the United States and Russia, with swimmers Emily Seebohm, Taylor McKeown, and Bronte Campbell.
2018 Games of the Commonwealth
The time of 56 seconds set by McKeon in the 100 butterfly race earned her the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. 78 Additionally, she clocked in at 1:56, which was good enough for the bronze medal in the 200-meter freestyle event. 26
Championships of the Pan Pacific 2018,
McKeon had to perform relay duties on day 1, as she swam the fly leg for the Australian team that won the 400-meter mixed medley relay. On day 2, Mckeon kept the momentum going by posting a split time of 1:55. 66 on Australia's winning 4200-meter free relay team On day 3, Mckeon won two medals, the first of which was a bronze for swimming in the 100 fly (56). 54), and then went on to finish third in the Australian 4100 free relay (52). 56) to move ahead of the United States of America and provide Cate Campbell with clear sailing for the Australian team to win the gold. On day 4, Mckeon won a pair of medals, the first of which came from finishing third in the 50-meter freestyle event with a time of 24. 34 She completed her performance at the Pan Pacific Championships with a gold medal in the women's 4100 medley relay, where she pulled fly duties once again and had a split of 56 seconds. 45
Championships of the World in 2019
Mckeon began her world championships by competing in the women's 4 100-meter freestyle relay, where she split a 52. 57 on the third leg to help Australia win the gold medal and set a new record for the championship.
Mckeon won her first individual medal of the championships on Day 2, a bronze for her performance in the 100-meter butterfly with a time of 56. 61
Mckeon was supposed to compete in the preliminaries of the 200-meter freestyle the following day, but she bowed out due to illness. Mckeon split 56 seconds during the finals of the 4x100 mixed medley relay on Day 4 of the competition. 14 on butterfly to help Australia win the gold medal in a close competition with the United States that was decided by just one point. 02
Mckeon competed in the 4200-meter free relay on Day 5, where she posted a time of 1:54. 90 on the anchor leg to help Australia win gold in a world record time of 7:41.50, beating out the United States of America.
On the seventh day of the competition, Mckeon competed in the finals of the mixed 4x100-meter free relay, splitting a 52. 06 to assist the Australian team in achieving second place and setting a new record for the Oceania region.
On the last day of the competition, McKeon took over the butterfly leg of the 4100 medley relay, posting a time of 56. 32 to once again contribute to the Australian team winning the silver medal.
The Olympic Games of 2021
Mckeon had a very successful first day of competition in Tokyo. She had a score of 55. 82, which was his personal best in the 100-meter butterfly preliminary race, and then he followed that up with a 56. 33 in the semi-final round to ensure that she will compete in the final. She finished in third place on Australia's 4 100 free relay, splitting a whopping 51 seconds, which brought the first finals session to a close. 35 field-best times to assist the Australian women in breaking their own world record and winning their third gold medal in a row in the competition.
By reaching a new personal best of 55 points on Night 2 of the Olympics, Mckeon was awarded her first Olympic medal of these Games. 72 to be awarded the bronze
Mckeon returned for the final of the 800 free relay and swam the second leg in 1 minute and 55 seconds. 31 to help Australia win the bronze medal, breaking their previous world record while also setting a new record for the Oceania region.
Mckeon competed in the women's 100-meter freestyle event on Night 6, the following night. She led the race from the beginning to the end and crossed the finish line first in 51 seconds. 96, which is a new personal best and earned Mckeon the individual gold medal at the Olympics.
After the semifinals of the 50-meter freestyle event on night 7, McKeon participated in the mixed medley relay for Australia, swimming the fly leg and contributing to the team's bronze medal performance.
In the first event of the final evening in Tokyo, McKeon swam the 50-meter freestyle, where she set a new record for the Olympics (24 seconds). 23 (from semis), at 00 81, a significant new personal best, and the sixth medal she has won in these Games. McKeon finished her Games in historic fashion by swimming fly on the medley relay to help Australia win gold. By doing so, she earned her 7th medal and became the first woman in history to win 7 gold medals at an Olympic Games in any sport. McKeon also became the first Australian woman to win 7 gold medals at an Olympic Games.
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