Kiah Melverton is an Australian pool and open water swimmer.
Pool Swimming Career
- She won a bronze medal at the FINA World Short Course Championships in the 800m freestyle, swimming in 8:16.51.
- She won double bronze at the 2015 Summer Universiade in the 800 metres and 1500 metres.
- At the 2016 Australian Swimming Championships, Melverton won bronze in the 400 metre freestyle.
- In November 2016, Melverton competed in the 2016 Australian Short Course Swimming Championships which acted as selection trials for the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) held in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. At these championships, she earned silver in the 400 metre freestyle and gold in the 800 metre freestyle, earning a national championship and her Australian senior team debut.
- She qualified 8th for the 1500m freestyle final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on 28 July 2021.
Open Water Swimming
- In October 2016, she competed in the Burleigh Ocean Swim, winning the women's 1 km and 2 km races.
- At the 2017 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships held in Brighton Beach, Adelaide, South Australia, Melverton took gold in the women's 5 km event, earning nomination for selection for the 17th FINA World Championships held in Budapest, Hungary in July 2017.
- She finished fourth in the 2016 Australian Open Water Championship 5 km.
- She was a member of the winning 5 km relay team TSS at the 2020 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships in Brighton Beach on 26 January 2020.
- She won the 5 km race at the 2017 Australian Open Water Championship in 58 minutes 06.10 seconds.
- She finished 4th in the Mixed 5 km relay in 54:42.90 at the age of 20 at the 17th FINA World Championships in Hungary on 20 July 2017.
- She finished 7th in the 5 km in 59:27.50 at the age of 20 at the 17th FINA World Championships in Lake Balaton, Hungary on 19 July 2017.
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