I could see myself still swimming because I'm really enjoying the sport. But at the same time I have this biological clock that is ticking.

— Libby Trickett

The most bashful Libby Trickett quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

Tonight was not about winning, it was about focusing on myself and what I was aiming to do. It's the reason why I was able to swim so well

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I know I've made huge gains in my confidence, and knowing more about my racing and myself as a person. That has made me a better athlete

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I went through so many things personally, emotionally and mentally during that time off that I know that I'm better for it now and I think I'm a better athlete because of that.

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It's so rewarding the journey that I've been on.

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I really would like to start a family as well.

Whether I can balance the two or have to decide one or the other way, I'm not sure what will happen.

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I'm a different athlete, I'm a different person.

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I feel good. I'm up there. I got third in the 100 'fly, I've qualified in the top eight already for the 100 freestyle.

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I'm pretty confident.

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I can't believe it. I'm speechless. It is amazing to see where I've come from the last two years.

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That's pretty rewarding in itself coming from where I started.

Obviously the next goal for me is to make the Olympic team.

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I'm so over the moon that I have the opportunity to represent my country at a third Olympic Games.

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The fact that I am as lean as I was in 2008, I'm stronger than I was in 2008 I think I have the potential to be as fast as I was.

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About Libby Trickett

Quotes 17 sayings
Nationality Australian
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

It is completely surreal because two years ago I wasn't swimming, I was 10 kilos heavier and was on a completely different path in my life, I was still living in Sydney, I'm just so happy now.

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Everyone who has been to an Olympics says expect the unexpected.

That kind of psychology games does go on, so I'm kind of expecting things to happen but I don't know who from. I think it's kind of silly but I'm prepared for it. I'd probably just laugh it off because it means that they are afraid of racing me, so it's like a huge compliment

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It's the best fifth place I've ever had.

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I've probably given myself enough time to prepare for this meet and we're all different athletes so I can't take their results as what's going to be inevitable for me.

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