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Nationality Australia Flag AUS Australia
Birth Date 08/12/1986
Gender Women
Height (m / in)  
Weight (kg / lbs)  
Events Inscribed   Aquatics Swimming Women's 200m Individual Medley
Aquatics Swimming Women's 400m Individual Medley
Medals Won BRONZE Medal BRONZE -  Women's 200m Individual Medley

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
16 Mar
SAS Women's 200m Individual Medley
Heat 02
Australia Flag AUS  - CARROLL Lara (1) 2:15.30 Completed
16 Mar
SAS Women's 200m Individual Medley
Final A
Australia Flag AUS  - CARROLL Lara (3) 2:13.86 Completed
21 Mar
SAS Women's 400m Individual Medley
Heat 02
Australia Flag AUS  - CARROLL Lara (6) 5:06.08 Completed

Place Of Birth Cambridge, England
Residence Western Australia
Occupation Student
Coach Simon Redmond
Recent Results Telstra Commonwealth Games Swimming Trials (Melbourne, Australia, Jan-2006)
6th in the 200m Backstroke (2:13.92)
6th in the 200m Breaststroke (2:33.72)
2nd in the 200m IM (2:14.06)
2nd in the 400m IM (4:45.33)

FINA World Championships (Montreal, July-2005)
Bronze in the 200m IM (2:13.32)
4th in the 400m IM (4:42.25)
Games History
Melbourne 2006
Bronze in the 200m Individual Medley (2:13.86)

Manchester 2002
did not compete
Games History
Athens 2004
6th in the 200m IM (2:13.74)
12th in the 400m IM (4:46.32)
Other World ranking:
66th in the 1500m Freestyle (2005)
130th in the 200m Backstroke (2005)
111th in the 200m Breaststroke (2005)
5th in the 200m IM (2005)
6th in the 400m IM (2005)

Personal Best:
200m IM - 2:13.32 (World Championships, 2005)
400m IM - 4:41.54 (Duel in the Pool, 2005)

Lara secured her first international medals at the 2004 World Short Course Championships that were held in Indianapolis with a second in the 200m IM and a third in the 400m IM.

She won the Swimming Australia Female Individual Medley Swimmer of the Year award in 2005.

She was given the opportunity to race in the 200m IM at the Athens Olympics after Brooke Hanson withdrew and the Western Australian made the most of the opportunity with sixth in the final.

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