<h5>Synchronised swimming Team 2016</h5>
<p>Synchronised swimming Team 2016</p>
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Cristina Sheehan

Cristina Sheehan

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

Cristina Sheehan will be just 17 years-old and the youngest member of the synchronised swimming team at the Rio 2016 Games, after being selected at trials in April in Perth.

The Brisbane-based athlete has been training with the Gold Coast Mermaids under head coach Marina Kholod for the past three years.

Prior to that Sheehan lived in Hong Kong for several years and was a member of the Hong Kong synchronised national team for three years where she achieved first place in the Asia Pacific Championship for 12 and under solo.

Last year Sheehan finished first in junior figures at the Queensland Championships, while winning gold in figures and duet at the Australian Open Championships this year.

She currently studies at the Queensland Academy of Maths, Science and Technology and wants to pursue a career in biochemistry or environmental engineering.

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Fast Facts

Olympic Information

  • Rio 2016 will be Olympic debut


  • Secondary
    Queensland Academy of Science, Mathematics and Technology
  • Tertiary
    Queensland Academy of Maths, Science and Technology


  • Club
    Gold Coast Mermaids
  • Institute/Academy
    Queensland Academy of Sport
  • Primary Training Base
    Gold Coast, Austrlaia
  • Secondary Training Base
    AIS Canberra, Austrlaia


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Personal Motto
Make your weakness your greatest strength
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I would spend my last $10 on
If I could try another Olympic sport it would be
Why this sport?
Its challenging nature and the fun of swimming a routine with your teamates