<h5>Synchronised swimming Team 2016</h5>
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Amie Thompson

Amie Thompson

Synchronised Swimming Schedule & Results

(Local) / 12:00 PM 19 Aug (Rio)
Teams Free Routine

75.4333 (8th)


Russian Federation (RUS)
People's Republic of China (CHN)
Japan (JPN)

(Local) / 01:00 PM 18 Aug (Rio)
Teams Technical Routine

74.0667 (8th)


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Athlete Biography

After taking up the sport eight years ago, Amie Thompson will make her synchronised swimming Olympic debut in Rio after a strong performance at trials in April in Perth.

The Perth based athlete moved from Sydney aged 17, to pursue her Olympic dream.

Thompson studies Mining Engineering at university in Perth.

Her earliest career highlight was being selected as a reserve for the 2011 FINA World Championships Team at 15.

Thompson was part of the successful 2015 World Championships team which qualified Australia for Rio by finishing higher than New Zealand.

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Fast Facts

Olympic Information

  • Rio 2016 will be Olympic debut

Career Highlights

  • Swimming in the team that qualified Australia for a spot for Rio in Synchronised Swimming - this was at the FINA World Championships in 2015.
  • Coming 2nd in the Junior Duet event at Oceania Championships 2012.

Education

  • Primary
    St Johns Primary School (London, England)
  • Secondary
    MLC (NSW, Australia)
  • Tertiary
    Bachelor of Engineering - Curtin University of Technology (2014 - Current)

Training

  • Club
    West Coast Splash, Perth, WA, Australia
  • Institute/Academy
    WA Institute of Sport
  • Primary Training Base
    Perth, WA
  • Secondary Training Base
    Canberra, ACT (AIS)

Q&A

Dream car
Hippie Combi
Personal Motto
Carpe Diem - I always try to live in the moment and seize the day!!
Star Sign
Aquarius