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Emily ARMSTRONG
Sport Artistic Swimming
NOC Canada   
GenderWomen
Born10 Sep 2000 in Toronto, CAN
Height1.65 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began artistic swimming at age four at the Variety Village Synchro Club in Toronto, ON, Canada.
Why this sport?
She followed her older sister Amy into the sport.
General Interest
Nicknames
Em (Instagram profile, 01 Jan 2020)
Hobbies
Collecting sweaters when she travels for competitions. (olympic.ca, 11 Aug 2019)
Injuries
She sustained a torn labrum in her right hip in 2017. She opted not to have surgery, and instead took six months out of physical activity to recover. (olympic.ca, 11 Aug 2019)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She always wears a swim cap from her club underneath her national cap when she warms up at international competitions. (olympic.ca, 11 Aug 2019)
Famous relatives
Her older sister Amy has competed in swimming at national level in Canada. Both sisters represented Team Ontario at the 2015 Canada Games. (olympic.ca, 11 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Outside of sport she aspires to a career in sport management or sport psychology. (olympic.ca, 11 Aug 2019; makeachamp.com, 01 Jan 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2021 Tokyo, JPN Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Technical Routine  
4 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Highlights 89.933 
7 2019 Gwangju, KOR Team Free Routine