Sport for Women

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Melanie Schlanger in the News

Top 100 Sportswomen Nomination

Lovely young lady an great ambassador for Australians. Successful athlete who gives back to sport and community. Big into various charities.

- Gregory Smith

Q & A

Greatest sporting achievement: Becoming a dual Olympian, winning an Olympic Bronze medal (2008) and becoming a World Champion (2007)

Greatest achievement off the field: Finished a biomedical science degree in 2009

Who is your sporting heroine? Susie O’Neill

How many hours per week to you train/exercise? 30 hours each week

What kind of diet or nutrition plan are you on? Healthy eating, high protein lifestyle plan designed by Good Thinking Fitness

What do you love about your sport? The feeling of swimming faster than ever before

If you could change something about your sport, what would it be? Having to train twice a day! It can be grueling at times!

What motivates you? Pushing the limits of my capabilities and being the best I can be

Do you have a profession outside of your sport? Not currently but I have intentions of studying medicine when I finish swimming

Three words that describe you: Strong, Determined, Easy-going

If I wanted to play your sport, what advice would you give me?  Technique is the key to fast swimming and it doesn’t have to feel good to be fast!

Melanie Schlanger Supports Sport for Women Day

“Women are capable of amazing things and sport is a fantastic way to show the world what women can do.”