After first taking up the sport as a five-year-old in Sydney’s west with her dad as the coach, 21-year-old midfielder Chloe Logarzo will live out her Olympic dream at Rio after a strong 2016 saw her fight her way back into the national side.
Logarzo got her W-League break when she signed with Sydney FC in 2011 and would play four seasons in sky blue. Having captained the Australian U20 side she made her senior international debut in late 2013.
Soon after she headed to the US to play for the Colorado Pride and relished the challenge. She scored a stunning six goals and racked up seven assists in just nine games as the side made the finals in its first season in the competition. Her form saw her win the league’s Rookie of the Year award.
After a three-year absence from the national team, Logarzo moved to play with W-League side Newcastle Jets for the 2015-16 season in a bid to get more time on the pitch and caught the eye of head coach Alen Stajcic who gave her another chance to shine on the international stage.
Logarzo lined up in the green and gold at the Rio 2016 qualifiers where the Australian side finished undefeated. She started in three of the five matches as Australia booked their ticket to their first Olympic Games since Athens 2004.
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Prairiewood, NSW, Australia
Rhodes, NSW, Australia
- Rio 2016 will be Olympic debut.
- 1st - Rio 2016 Olympic qualifiers (Japan)
- 6th – 2015/16 W-League Premiership with Newcastle Jets
Alen Stajcic (2007 - current)
- Always make my bed and fold my clothes on my bed for game day
- Favourite food
- Favourite holiday destination
- Favourite music
- Dream car
- Kombi van
- Personal Motto
- If it was easy everyone would do it
- Star Sign
- I would spend my last $10 on
- Owl (his name is Travis) right tricep and it's for my mum RMS on the left wrist for my Grandad Quote on my ribs "those we love don't go away, they walk beside us everyday, Unseen unheard but always near. still loved still missed and very dear" - for all my family members that have passed.
- If I could try another Olympic sport it would be
- Rugby 7s
- Most Influential person in your career/life
- Why this sport?
- It's the only thing I have ever done