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Nadine BRANDL
Sport Swimming, Synchronised Swimming
NOC Austria   
GenderWomen
Born11 Mar 1990 in Vienna, AUT
Height1.68 m
Weight 56 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Maximilian Neuchrist
Residence
Vienna, AUT
Occupation
Entertainment Industry
Languages
English, French, German
Higher education
Communications, Publishing - University of Vienna: Austria
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began synchronized swimming at age 11 in Vienna, Austria.
Why this sport?
When she returned from living abroad, her grandmother who was responsible for synchronised swimming in Vienna encouraged her to try the sport.
International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Austria
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Hungary
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (nadinebrandl.com, 23 Jun 2015)
Hero / Idol
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, Austrian ski jumper Toni Innauer. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you really want something, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse." (Athlete, 22 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours
She was a member of the 2012 Female Sports Team of the Year in Vienna, Austria, together with Livia Lang. (sportunion-wien.at, 04 Sep 2012)

She was named the 2010 Female Athlete of the Year in Vienna, Austria. (nadinebrandl.com, 23 Jun 2015)
Famous relatives
Her younger brother Fabian Brandl is involved in diving at international level. Her aunt Alexandra Worisch was European champion in synchronised swimming. Her mother Tamara Brandl is a synchronised swimming judge and her grandmother Eva Worisch was involved in diving and has been a member of the Austrian Swimming Federation [OSV]. (nadinebrandl.com, 23 Jun 2015; laola1.at, 09 Mar 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In March 2016 she announced her retirement from competitive synchronised swimming. "My goal to go to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer now belongs to the past. It would be a lie to say that this is easy to put away. I have decided therefore to withdraw from the competition and professional sports." (skysportaustria.at, 02 Mar 2016)

LIVING ABROAD
She lived in Belgium and Germany for nine years when she was young. (nadinebrandl.com, 23 Jun 2015)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary round 2012 London, ENG Duet 163.850
Preliminary Round 2008 Beijing, CHN Duet 82.417
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Solo Technical Routine 79.471
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS Solo Free Routine 82.667
15 2013 Barcelona, ESP Solo Technical Routine 81.900
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP Solo Free Routine 82.040
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Duet Technical Routine 82.000
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Solo Free Routine 82.520
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Solo Technical Routine 82.500
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Duet Free Routine 82.680
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA Solo Free Routine 86.500
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA Solo Technical Routine 85.833
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA Duet Free Routine 84.500
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA Duet Technical Routine 85.500
Preliminary Round 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS Duet Free Routine 84.666
Preliminary Round 2007 Melbourne, VIC, AUS Duet Technical Routine 84.833
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
9 2014 Berlin, GER Solo 163.730 
6 2012 Eindhoven, NED Solo 84.570
Preliminary round 2012 Eindhoven, NED Duet  DNS
8 2012 Eindhoven, NED Free Routine Combination 77.080
9 2010 Budapest, HUN Duet 86.500
7 2010 Budapest, HUN Solo 86.400
12 2008 Eindhoven, NED Duet 85.000
11 2006 Budapest, HUN Duet 83.600