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Bethany Robertson

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Bethany Robertson
2012 Australian OWS Championships
2012 Ocean Swimming

Bethany Robertson is an 18-year-old student from Melbourne, Australia who is a member of the prestigious Surrey Park Swimming Club. Robertson has been a consistent performer in open water and distance swimming over the past several years. Her achievements include:

2012 - Australian Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 17/18 Years)

2011 - Australian Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 16 Years)

2011 - Australian Open Water Championships - 1st 10km (Girls 16 Years)

2010 - Australian Open Water Championships - 1st 10km (Girls 15 Years)

2009 - Australian Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 14 Years)

2009 - Australian Open Water Championships - 1st 10km (Girls 14 Years)

2008 - Australian Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 13 Years)


2012 - Victorian State Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 17/18 Years)

2011 - Victorian State Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 16 Years)

2011 - Victorian State Open Water Championships - 1st 10km (Girls 16 Years)

2010 - Victorian State Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 15 Years)

2010 - Victorian State Open Water Championships - 1st 10km (Girls 15 Years)

2009 - Victorian State Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 13/14 Years)

2009 - Victorian State Open Water Championships - 1st 10km (Girls 14 Years)

2008 - Victorian State Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 13/14 Years)


2011 - Queensland Open Water Championships - 3rd 5km (Open Women)

2008 - New South Wales Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 13 Years)

2008 - New South Wales Open Water Championships - 1st 10km (Girls 13 Years)

2008 - Tasmania Open Water Championships - 1st 5km (Girls 13 Years)


2009 - Arafura Games - 3rd 5km

2009 - Arafura Games - 3rd 10km


2009 - Flowers International 1 mile Sea Swim, Cayman Islands - 1st Female Overall

2010 - Flowers International 1 mile Sea Swim, Cayman Islands - 2nd Female Overall


2012 - Pier to Pub Swim - 1st (Junior Girls)

2011 - Pier to Pub Swim - 1st (Junior Girls)

2011 - Portsea Classic Swim - 1st (Junior Girls)

2010 - Point Lonsdale Ripview Swim - 1st (Junior Girls)


2011 - Australian Age Championships (Long Course) - 6th 800m Free (Girls 16 Years)

2011 - Australian Age Championships (Long Course) - 8th 400m Free (Girls 16 Years)


2012 - Victorian State Open Championships (Short Course) - 1st 1500m Free (Open Women)

2012 - Victorian State Age Championships (Long Course) - 2nd Victorian 400m Free (Girls 17/18 Years)

2011 - Victorian State Age Championships (Long Course) - 1st 400m Free (Girls 16 Years)

2011 - Victorian State Age Championships (Long Course) - 2nd 800m Free (Girls 16 Years)

2011 - Victorian State Age Championships (Long Course) - 2nd Victorian 200m Back (Girls 16 Years)

2011 - Victorian State Age Championships (Long Course) - 3rd Victorian 400m IM (Girls 16 Years)


2011 - South Australia State Championships (Long Course) - 1st 800m Free (Girls 16-18 Years)

2011 - South Australia State Championships (Long Course) - 2nd 800m Free (Open Women)

2011 - South Australia State Championships (Long Course) - 1st 400m Free (Girls 16 Years)

2011 - South Australia State Championships (Long Course) - 3rd 400m Free (Open Women)

2011 - South Australia State Championships (Long Course) - 3rd 200m Free (Girls 16 Years)


2010/11 - Surrey Park Swimming Club - Vice Captain

2011/12 - Surrey Park Swimming Club - Captain

2011 & 2012 - Swimming Australia (National Body) - National Youth Squad

2011/12 - Swimming Victoria (State Body) - Open Water Team

2010/11 - Swimming Victoria (State Body) - Open Water Team

2010 - Swimming Australia (National Body) - Youth Performance Squad (Gold Level)

2009 - Swimming Australia (National Body) - Youth Performance Squad (Gold Level)


Born to an Australian father and Cambodian mother, Robertson recently expressed interest to represent Cambodia at international swimming competitions.

Robertson is progressing her swimming through participation in the US collegiate system.


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