Cate Campbell

  • Birth Name: Cate Natalie Campbell
  • Birth Place: Blantyre, Malawi
  • Profession: Swimmer
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Fast Facts

  • Began swimming competitively shortly after her family moved from Malawi to Australia in 2001.
  • Competed at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing as a 16-year-old and earned bronze medals in the 50m freestyle and the 4x100m free relay.
  • Along with younger sister Bronte, became the first Australian siblings to qualify for the same swimming event at an Olympic Games, with both competing in the 50m free at the 2012 Olympics in London.
  • Won a gold medal in the 4x100m free relay at the 2012 Games.
  • At the 2013 World Championships, won gold in the 100m free and also picked up three silver medals in the 50m, the 4x100m free relay and the 4x100m medley relay.
  • Claimed bronze in the 100m free at the 2015 World Championships, joining her sister Bronte, who won gold in the event, on the podium and marking the first time siblings had each won medals in the same event at the World Championships.
  • Won a gold medal as part of the 4x100m freestyle relay team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, which set a world record in the final; also won a silver as part of the 4x100m medley relay.

Relationships

  • Eric Campbell — Father
  • Hamish Campbell — Brother
  • Jenny Campbell — Mother
  • Jessica Campbell — Sister
  • Bronte Campbell — Sister
  • Abigail Campbell — Sister

College

  • Attends Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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