Emma McKeon Parents: Susie McKeon, Ron McKeon

Emma Jennifer McKeon was born 24 May 1994 in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. She is an Australian swimmer and a four-time world record holder in the 4×100 meter freestyle relay.

McKeon became the most decorated Olympian in the history of Australia with a record of 11 Olympic medals. She has 17 medals in her trophy cabinet from her winnings at the World Aquatics Championships and 12 medals at the Commonwealth Games.

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Emma McKeon
Emma McKeon

McKeon had her high school education at the Illawarra Grammar School and went on to study for a bachelor’s degree in public health and health promotion at Griffith University.

Emma comes from a family of competitive swimmers and Olympians. Michael Bohl is currently coaching her. She competes in the freestyle and butterfly stroke events.

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In 2022, Emma was honored by Queen Elizabeth II with a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for “significant service to swimming as Gold Medallist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games”.

Emma McKeon Parents: Susie McKeon, Ron McKeon

Susie McKeon and Ron McKeon are Emma McKeon’s parents.

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Ron was a two-time Olympian for Australia—in 1980 and 1984—and he won four gold medals at the Commonwealth Games, including gold medals in the 200 and 400 freestyle in 1978.

Susie was also a swimmer who swam at the Commonwealth Games in 1982 for Australia.
They coached Emma and her brother David in their early swimming careers.


Source: Kingaziz.com