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Bonnie MACDONALD
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Australia   
GenderWomen
Born16 Dec 1995 in Newcastle, AUS
Height1.73 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Occupation
Customer Service, Marketing, Sales, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Economics - University of Alabama: Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She joined a swimming school at 10 months old, and began training seriously at age five.
Why this sport?
Her parents enrolled her in a swimming school.
General Interest
Nicknames
Queen B (Twitter profile, 14 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
French swimmer Laure Manaudou, Australian rugby league player Darren Lockyer. (thesportsvault.com.au, 2012)
Injuries
She missed the 2012 season because of a back injury. (swimming.org.au, 28 Nov 2013)
Other sports
She competed in open water swimming at the world championships in 2009, 2011 and 2013. (Alabama Swimming and Diving Facebook page, 19 Jul 2013; The Gold Coast Bulletin, 08 Mar 2012)
Other information
FURTHER STUDY
She is studying a master's degree in project management at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Dec 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
14 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 57:01.3
21 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km 1:01:08.3
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
38 2013 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 2:21:12.40
8 2010 Lac St. Jean, QC, CAN 10km 2:16:01.2