Emma McKeon

Competitive Swimmer

After securing 4 Olympic Medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Emma McKeon added a further 7 in Tokyo 2020 to cement her name in history as Australia’s most decorated Olympian ever.

Born and raised in Wollongong in New South Wales, Emma grew up one of three children with brother David and sister Kaitlin. Emma comes from a family with rich swimming pedigree, with both her parents Ron and Susie, and uncle Rob, representing Australia and winning medals across numerous Olympic and Commonwealth Games.

With swimming in her veins, Emma took to the pool from an early age. 2010 saw Emma’s international breakthrough at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships, Youth Olympics and World Short Course Championships, collecting one gold, and multiple silver and bronze medals across several events.