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Leah Bird
Leah Bird

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Newcastle, Australia

High School:
Whitebridge

Height:
5-6

Position:
Butterfly

Experience:
HS



Prep Highlights:
Swam for Tim Raven and Shane Arnold at Hunter Swim Club ... won gold at the 2010 Australian Age Nationals in 200m butterfly and bronze in the 100m butterfly ... semi-finalist in the 100m butterfly and placed fifth in the 200m butterfly at the 2011 Australian Open ... took home silver medals in the 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, and 4x200m freestyle relay at the 2011 Australian Age Group Nationals ... member of the 2011 NSW US Touring Team ... raced in the semi-finals of the 100m butterfly and placed eighth in the 200m butterfly finals at the 2012 Australian Olympic Trials ... won bronze at the 2012 Australian Age Group Nationals in the 200m butterfly ... placed seventh in the finals of the 200m butterfly at the 2013 Australian Open ... NSW champion in the 4x50m freestyle relay in 2006, 2007, and 2008 ... NSW champion in the 2010 100m fly, 200m freestyle, 100m backstroke ... set record in the 2011 100m butterfly, becoming an NSW champion.

Personal Information:
Full name: Leah Catherine Bird ... daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth Bird ... sisters, Nicola and Jacqueline ... general studies major ... born October 26, 1993.

Top Times:
100 butterfly LCM 1.00.87
200 butterfly LCM 2.12.76