Anne Brunell

Anne Nicole Brunell, OAM (née Currie ; born 13 July 1970) is an Australian Paralympic swimmer who was born with a limb deficiency. She started competitive swimming at the age of 11 and swam for the Nunawading Swimming Club. Currie competed internationally at the 1984 New York / Stoke Mandeville Games, where she won a bronze medal in the Women's 100 m Freestyle A1 event. At the age of 13 years and 11 months, this made her the youngest Australian Paralympic medallist at that time. Currie went on to compete at the 1986 Surakarta FESPIC Games, the 1988 Seoul Paralympic Games, the 1989 Kobe FESPIC Games, the Assen 1990 World Championships and Games for the Disabled, and the 1992 Barcelona Paralympic Games.

Currie won a Medal of the Order of Australia in 1993 for service to the Australian Paralympic swimming movement and was appointed Athlete Liaison Officer for the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games. Currie received the Australian Sports Medal from the then Prime Minister John Howard in 2000 and was inducted into the Victorian Honour Roll of Women in 2007. Provided by Wikipedia

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