Olympic medal-winning swimmer looks unrecognizable as a teenager in her high school education

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Guess who? Olympic medal-winning swimmer looks unrecognizable as a teen formally attending high school in her mom’s satin gown

She is one of Australia’s most talented athletes, but she looked unrecognizable as a teenager on her way to high school in a throwback photo.

After winning eight Olympic medals for her prowess in the pool, she has also broken multiple world records.

She is a gifted swimmer who first played for the Australian Olympic team at the age of 14 and has 35 Australian titles to her credit.

Who is this? She’s one of Australia’s most talented athletes, but she looked unrecognizable as a teenager on her way to high school in a throwback photo

The girl in the photo is none other than Olympic swimmer, Susie O’Neill, 47.

In the picture, Susie is a teenager attending her formally, dressed in a satin gown with lace trim that belonged to her mother.

She said The courier post: “ One faux pas style that came to mind was when I went to school in high school and wore one of my mom’s dresses.

It is her!  The girl in the picture is none other than Olympic swimmer Susie O'Neill, 47. “One style flaw that came to mind was when I went to school in high school and wore one of my mom's dresses.  It was pale pink satin, low waist!  ' she said.  Recently pictured

It is her! The girl in the picture is none other than Olympic swimmer Susie O’Neill, 47. “One style flaw that came to mind was when I went to school in high school and wore one of my mom’s dresses. It was pale pink satin, low waist! ‘ she said. Recently pictured

‘It was pale pink satin, low waist! My mom put my hair in curlers and I wore blue eyeshadow when it wasn’t fashionable! ‘

It comes after the swimming golden girl burst into tears watching her final race at the Sydney Olympics.

On September 20, 2000, the then 27-year-old was expected to easily win gold in the 200m butterfly final, but that didn’t go according to the script.

Then: It comes after the swimming golden girl burst into tears watching her final race at the Sydney Olympics

Then: It comes after the swimming golden girl burst into tears watching her final race at the Sydney Olympics

During a pre-race stage, O’Neill broke a 19-year world record, but lost in the official race to American Misty Hyman.

Two decades later, she faced her fears and first looked at the moment when she lost the event.

‘I know it’s just a swimming competition, but when I look at that, I see a failure. Nineteen years later I’m still trying to find reasons, ”she said in Brisbane Nova 106.9.

High expectations: On September 20, 2000 (pictured), the then 27-year-old was expected to easily win gold in the 200m butterfly final, but things didn't go according to script

High expectations: On September 20, 2000 (pictured), the then 27-year-old was expected to easily win gold in the 200m butterfly final, but things didn’t go according to script

‘I remember when the race ended just feeling numb and going, what am I supposed to do now?

‘In my head I told myself I had to be a good sport and I thought, why is everyone cheering? We are in Australia and they just seemed to be cheering. ‘

Susie said it was hard to congratulate Hyman, but said she feels better after watching the race.

Loss: During a pre-race stage, O'Neill broke a 19-year world record, but lost to American Misty Hyman in the official race

Loss: During a pre-race stage, O’Neill broke a 19-year world record, but lost to American Misty Hyman in the official race

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