SPORTING Oz Swimming

Susie O'Neill
Australia Crest

Champion swimmer

In September 1998, at the Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Susie broke fellow Aussie swimmer Mike Wenden's record as Australia's most successful Commonwealth Games athlete when she brought home 6 golds.

25 year old Susie married after the games and set her sights on Sydney, 2000.

Susie was named 1998 Sportswoman of the Year, receiving the award from former swimming champ Tracey Wickham.

On 23rd March, 1999, in Brisbane, Susie won her 33rd national title, equalling the record for most titles won of Frank Beaurepaire.

Susie's national titles are -
100m freestyle: 1990,91,92,93,96,97,98
200m freestyle: 1993,94,97,98,99
50m butterfly: 1989,90,91
100m butterfly: 1990,91,92,93,94,95,96,97,98,99
200m butterfly: 1992,93,94,95,96,97,98,99

Susie has the same coach as Samantha Riley, Scott Volkers.


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