Bronte Campbell is one of Australia’s most promising athletes who is best known for her 50m and 100m freestyle events. Swimming alongside sister and fellow Olympian, Cate Campbell, Bronte has dominated the pool since becoming World Junior Champion in 2011 when she won the 50m freestyle event at age 17.
In 2014, Bronte represented Australia in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It was here that Bronte collected 2 gold medals, 1 silver, and1 bronze. Not only did she prove herself as one of the fastest females in the pool, Bronte also swam in the world record-breaking 4x100m freestyle relay team.Bronte continued her dominance in 2015 during the World Championships, as she became World Champion for both the 50m and 100m freestyle events, becoming only the third female in history to be crowned both titles at once. Bronte also was a part of the successful title defenceof the 4x100m freestyle relay team.
In 2016, Bronte represented Australia at the Rio Olympics. Not only did Bronte help defend the 4x100m freestyle gold medal, her team broke their own record set in 2014. Bronte concluded the Rio Olympics with a 4thplacing in the 100m freestyle final, missing a medal by .05 seconds, as well as placing 7thin the 50m freestyle final.Bronte and her 4x100m relay team narrowly missed out on their world title defenceas they came 2ndin the 2017 World Championships. Bronte trains in Brisbane alongside her sister Cate, under the guidance of long-servingcoach, Simon Cusack.
Most recently, Bronte dominated in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018 taking Gold on the podium in the 100m Freestyle, 4x 100m Freestyle Relay, 4x 100m Medley relay and claimed Silver in the 50m Freestyle.