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Nadine
Brandl
AustriaAustria, AUT
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
11 March 1990
Height
168 cm
Weight
56 kg
Family
Partner Maximilian Neuchrist
Residence
Vienna, AUT
Occupation
Entertainment Industry
Languages
English, French, German
Higher education
Communications, Publishing - University of Vienna: Austria

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began synchronized swimming at age 11 in Vienna, Austria.
Why this sport?
When she returned from living abroad, her grandmother who was responsible for synchronised swimming in Vienna encouraged her to try the sport.

International Debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Austria
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Hungary

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (nadinebrandl.com, 23 Jun 2015)
Hero / Idol
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic, Austrian ski jumper Toni Innauer. (Athlete, 22 Apr 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you really want something, you will find a way. If not, you will find an excuse." (Athlete, 22 Apr 2012)
Awards and honours
She was a member of the 2012 Female Sports Team of the Year in Vienna, Austria, together with Livia Lang. (sportunion-wien.at, 04 Sep 2012)

She was named the 2010 Female Athlete of the Year in Vienna, Austria. (nadinebrandl.com, 23 Jun 2015)
Famous relatives
Her younger brother Fabian Brandl is involved in diving at international level. Her aunt Alexandra Worisch was European champion in synchronised swimming. Her mother Tamara Brandl is a synchronised swimming judge and her grandmother Eva Worisch was involved in diving and has been a member of the Austrian Swimming Federation [OSV]. (nadinebrandl.com, 23 Jun 2015; laola1.at, 09 Mar 2015)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In March 2016 she announced her retirement from competitive synchronised swimming. "My goal to go to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer now belongs to the past. It would be a lie to say that this is easy to put away. I have decided therefore to withdraw from the competition and professional sports." (skysportaustria.at, 02 Mar 2016)

LIVING ABROAD
She lived in Belgium and Germany for nine years when she was young. (nadinebrandl.com, 23 Jun 2015)