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Rhiannon Oliver

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Husband Calvan.
Residence
Gladstone, QLD, AUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first competed in 1999.
Name of coach
Caroline Hayes

General interest

Hobbies
Public speaking, drama, and she is a big fan of the Australian television series 'Kath and Kim'. (paralympic.org.au, 6 Jan 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Achieving Australian records in the 50m and 100m butterfly at the 2007 Arafura Games. (paralympic.org.au, 6 Jan 2010)
Most influential person in career
Her coach, Caroline Hayes. (paralympic.org.au, 6 Jan 2010)
Hero / Idol
Her mother, Kacey Smith. (paralympic.org.au, 6 Jan 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"It's never too late to be what you might have been." (paralympic.org.au, 6 Jan 2010)
Impairment
She was born with metaphysical dysplasia [short stature]. (paralympic.org.au, 6 Jan 2010)
Other information
COMMUNITY WORK
She works closely with youth organisations in her area, organising Youth Week activities and representing her electorate in the Queensland Youth Parliament. (paralympic.org.au, 6 Jan 2010)