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Ms Pauline Frasca
Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor Science and Australian Olympic Athlete (Rowing - Women's Quadruple Sculls)
Training with the Mercantile Rowing Club (VIC, Australia), Pauline rowed for Australia in the Quadruple Sculls with Amy Clay, Dana Faletic and Kerry Hore at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Building on a successful debut in the womenís eight crew for Australia in 2005 winning gold at the World Championships in Gifu, Japan and back to back silver in the fours at the 2010 and 2011 World Champs, Pauline made the switch from sweep oar rowing to sculling and won her place in the quad scull for the 2012 World Cup tour. The team placed 4th in the London Olympic Games, missing out on the bronze on the waters of Eaton Dorney by barely one second.
A love of training and racing keeps Pauline motivated between meets. With a goal to be happy, healthy and balanced in life, Pauline compliments her rowing with teaching science at secondary level to students has been made possible with a Bachelor of Teaching / Bachelor of Science at Deakin University.
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