Anneliese Rubie is a 400m & 800m runner who reached the Semi Finals for the 400m at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, as well as the Finals for the 4x400m.

What role has the NSWIS played in your success?

NSWIS has supported me through the ups and downs of my athletic career with strength training, sports science, nutrition, and monetary support to travel for competition. With the help of their amazing facilities and staff I have become the athlete I am today.

How do you find your Strength Within?

Every time I finish a grueling training session, I know I am a better athlete for it. When I step onto the start line, I know I have done everything possible to be at my best and this fuels my confidence.

What has been your proudest moment in your sport?

Being selected in the 2016 Olympic Team & sharing that moment with my family and friends who helped me get there.

What is the worst thing about being an elite athlete?

The terrible tan lines of our training & comp gear.

What is the best thing about being an elite athlete?

Travelling the world and pushing our bodies to be the best they can be.