Water Polo player Lena Mihailovic made her debut for the Australian national team in 2017. The NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) scholarship holder was a member of the Aussie Stingers squad that won bronze at the 2019 FINA World Championships and silver at the 2019 FINA World League Intercontinental Cup.
Mihailovic grew up playing water polo in her native Serbia and in Turkey. In 2011 she relocated with her family to Australia, where she joined Cronulla Water Polo Club.
While representing Australia at the 2014 Youth World Championships in Madrid, Mihailovic was noticed by Arizona State University’s (ASU) Head Water Polo Coach. The following year she joined ASU where she played four seasons for the Sun Devils, finishing with a total of 131 goals to place her inside the top 10 for career goals in the school’s history.