Stephanie Rice

Australian Swimmer + Olympic Gold Medallist
Born Jun 17, 1988

Stephanie Louise Rice OAM is an Australian swimmer. She won three gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Rice is trained by Michael Bohl from the St Peters Western Swimming Club in Brisbane. She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia on 26 January 2009.… Read More

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    Rice Wins Celebrity Apprentice
    Byron Shire News - Jun 25, 2013
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    Huffington Post Sports - Aug 22, 2012
  • Chinese Swimmer Ye Deemed Clean Lifestyle
    Business Review Australia - Aug 01, 2012
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    Us Wins First Gold; Phelps Finishes 4th
    Blue Ridge Now - Jul 28, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Stephanie Rice.


1988 Birth Born on June 17, 1988.


2006 18 Years Old Rice was the gold medallist in the 200-metre individual medley at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia, where she defeated Olympians Brooke Hanson and Lara Carroll to claim the gold medal in the event in a time of 2:12.90, a personal best by 1.19 seconds. … Read More
At the 2007 Melbourne World Championships she won a bronze medal in the 200-metre individual medley in a time of 2 minutes 11.42 seconds, breaking the previous Australian record by a second. … Read More


2008 20 Years Old 1 More Event
At the 2008 Australian Olympic trials, Rice broke the world record in both the 400- and 200-metre individual medleys. … Read More
2009 21 Years Old Rice had a personal best of 2:07:03 in the 200 m individual medley achieved at the World Aquatic championships, Rome in 2009 and a personal best of 4:29:45 in the 400 m individual medley achieved during her gold winning effort at the Summer Olympics 2008. … Read More
2010 22 Years Old In September 2010, Rice came under fire when she made a homophobic comment on Twitter, relating to a Rugby Union match in which the Australian Wallabies defeated the South African Springboks. … Read More
2013 25 Years Old In 2013, Rice won season 3 of The Celebrity Apprentice Australia. … Read More
2014 26 Years Old 1 More Event
On 9 April 2014, she confirmed her retirement.
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