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Moesha Johnson


Name: Moesha Johnson

Age (in 2020): 23

Sport: Swimming

Coach: Chris Nesbit


Best international result/s: World University Games

Major goal for 2020: Keep progressing, reaching top 15 in the world rankings and represent AUS in the World SC championships.

Most memorable sporting moment: Making my first Australian Junior team as it was such a surprise, then winning my first international medal on that same trip!

Biggest challenge you have faced: Overcoming dissapointments in performances and gaining the confidence to race to the level I was training too

What do you like most about your sport? The opportunities it has presented, the life lessons it has taught me and the constant challenge I can pose to myself. I’ve been able to travel the world, making incredible friends and learn to push through tough times, dedicate myself to something I’m passionate about and challenge myself each day.

Who/what inspires you to achieve your best in sport? All my life I’ve had a dream to be the best I can be and about something I love, which is swimming. I want to be the best I can be and leave nothing behind when the day comes to retire. I want to be able to inspire others. Also, my uncle and family support around me who have always been there along the way and taught me so much and helped enable me to get as far as I have in swimming.

Favourite food/drink: Watermelon and basically anything sweet

Favourite song/music: All time favourite song = Wish you were here – Pink Floyd

Favourite destination: Anywhere ourdoors and away from the city but probably tropical, no tourists and surf!