Marieke Guehrer is a professional athlete and current member of the Australian Swim Team. A world champion, former world record-holder (50m butterfly & backstroke short course), Olympian, Pan Pacific and Commonwealth Games champion, Marieke is an established competitor and integral member of the swimming community. She is a part of the Aussie Swim Team’s leadership group, on the Executive Committee of the Australian Swimmer’s Association, and a committee member of her home swimming club, Melbourne Vicentre. Marieke has also recently been appointed the student member of the Melbourne University Sports Board. In addition, Marieke is studying at the University of Melbourne in a Bachelor of Arts (International Relations and Media & Communication). She has her sights set on the London Olympics and a future career in the media, as well as hoping to give back to and better both swimming and the Olympic movement at the international and grass-roots level.