Brianna Throssell

Brianna Throssell



Place of Birth


Olympic History

Rio 2016

Tokyo 2020

Career Events

Swimming Mixed 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Swimming Womens 100m Butterfly

Swimming Womens 200m Butterfly

Swimming Womens 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Swimming Womens 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay


Brianna's Story

Fast Facts

Sport: Swimming
Olympic History: Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020 (gold & x2 bronze)
Year Born: 1996
State Born: WA

About Brianna

Brianna Throssell burst onto the swimming scene at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games, where she won seven bronze medals. Her impressive haul included individual bronze in the 200m freestyle, 100m butterfly and 200m butterfly events. 

After winning the silver medal at the 2016 Australian National Championships, Brianna made her Olympic debut in Rio 2016. 

Brianna came third in both her 200m butterfly heat and semi-final, qualifying for her first Olympic final. In the final, she swam 2:07.87 to finish eighth. 

Following the Olympics, Brianna went on to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games where she won bronze in the 200m butterfly and gold in the 4x200m freestyle relay. 

The 25-year-old continue her podium streak at the 2019 FINA World Championships winning gold in the 4x100m and 4x200m freestyle relays. 

At the 2021 Australian National Championships, Brianna claimed the national title in the 200m butterfly, with a time of 2:07.20 which qualified Brianna for her second Olympic Team.

At Tokyo 2020 she placed eighth in the final of the 200m butterfly. But it was in the relays that she shone through, winning gold in the 4x100m medley relay and bronzes in the 4x200m freestyle and the mixed medley.

The talented Western Australian carried her form through to 2022 when she again helped Australia to world championships, swimming as a relay alternate in the 4x100m freestyle relay. But she took her place the Dolphins quartets for the finals of the 4x200m freestyle and 4x100m medley relays in which Australia took bronze. She also swam in the heats of the 4x100m mixed medley relay in which Australia placed second behind the USA.

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