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"Sport has the power to change the world" Nelson Mandela

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Kirsty Coventry Blog

Young boy learns to float on his back

Drowning: A True Story

The World Health Organization explains, “Drowning is the process of experiencing respiratory impairment from submersion/immersion in liquid”. I want to tell you a true story about how quickly drowning can happen. My husband, Tyrone, has always been adventurous and as a young child was incredibly naughty. He tells me he was ‘independent’. His family nickname was […]

Success through support

I am a product of my sweat, tears and hard work. I often hear people talking about the amount of money the Olympics make but I seldom hear the same people talking about how much is given back to athletes, coaches and National Olympic Committees. As much as we love sport and recognize the importance of […]

The Incline in Colorado Springs

Altitude Training

Altitude Training I’m in Colorado Springs with my swim team: SwimMac TeamElite. It’s a beautiful city in the US but don’t let the tranquility fool you. This is home to the United States Olympic Committee and their Olympic Training Centre. It should be the kind of place you come to sit by the fire, sip on hot […]

Kirsty Coventry with the Athletes Commission from Association of National Olympic Committees

Sport provides opportunity which gives hope

What do you want to be known for? “Sport has the power to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela. The benefits sport brings to individuals, localized communities and our global village is more than just physical or mental. I was recently in Washington DC for the ANOC General Assembly when we had a surprise visit from United States […]

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