Chelsea Gubecka (born 8 September 1998) is a 19-year-old pool and open water swimmer and 2016 Olympian from Australia.
Open Water Swimming Career Highlights
- She is an Honouree in the Class of 2020/2021 of the Australian Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame.
- She won the Mooloolaba Mile in Australia.
- She won the Kings of the Coast at the 2013 Milk & Co Queensland Ocean Swim Series
- She represented Australia in the 10 km marathon swim at the 2013 FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain on 23 July
- She represented Australia at the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
- She placed 16th at the FINA 10K Marathon Swimming World Cup race in Hong Kong in October 2014.
- She won both the 5 km open water swim and 10 km marathon swim at the 2016 Australian Open Water Championships to qualify for the 2016 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim qualifier
- She competed in the 25 km marathon swim at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships in Lake Balaton, Hungary.
- She won the 2018 Australian 10 km Open Water Championship at Brighton Beach on 26 January 2018.
- She competed in the 2018 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships 10 km marathon swim in Chiba, Japan on 14 August 2018.
- She competed on the 2019 FINA / CNSG Marathon Swim World Series in Seychelles on 12 May 2019.
- On 24 January 2020, she finished 4th in the 2020 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships 10 km race in Brighton Beach.
2016 Olympic 10K Marathon Swim Results
Gold Sharon Van Rouwendaal (Netherlands) 1:56:32.1
Silver Rachele Bruni (Italy) 1:56:49.5
Bronze: Poliana Okimoto (Brazil) 1:56:51.4
4. Xin Xin (China) 1:57:14.4
5. Haley Anderson (United States) 1:57:20.2
6. Isabelle Härle (Germany) 1:57:22.1
7. Keri-Anne Payne (Great Britain) 1:57:23.9
8. Anastasia Krapivina (Russia) 1:57:25.9
9. Samantha Arevalo (Ecuador) 1:57:27.2
10. Ana Marcela Cunha (Brazil) 1:57:29.0
11. Kalliopi Araouzou (Greece) 1:57:31.6
12. Yumi Kida (Japan) 1:57:35.2
13. Éva Risztov (Hungary) 1:57:42.8
14. Anna Olasz (Hungary) 1:57:45.5
15. Chelsea Gubecka (Australia) 1:58:12.7
16. Spela Perse (Slovenia) 1:58:59.6
17. Erika Villaecija (Spain) 1:59:04.8
18. Michelle Weber (South Africa) 1:59:05.0
19. Jana Pechanova (Czech Republic) 1:59:07.7
20. Paola Perez (Venezuela) 1:59:07.7
21. Heidi Gan (Malaysia) 1:59:07.9
22. Joanna Zachoszcz (Poland) 1:59:20.4
23. Stephanie Horner (Canada) 1:59:22.1
24. Vânia Neves (Portugal) 2:01:39.3
25. Reem Mohamed Husein Elsayed Kaseem (Egypt) 2:05:19.1
DSQ Aurélie Muller (France)
2016 Rio Olympic Games Marathon Swim Coverage
- Race Numbers Of The Female Olympic Marathon Finalists
- Women Appear To Start Slowly In 10K
- Copacabana Beach Is Mellow During Olympic 10K
- Bringing It Back Fast In The Olympic 10K
- Olympic 10K Is Swell
- It's Feeding Time On The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim
- Support, Safety Personnel On The Olympic 10K Course
- Sharon Van Rouwendaal Leads Olympic 10K On Last Lap
- Sharon Van Rouwendaal Swim Brilliantly, Wins Olympic 10K
- Aurélie Muller Disqualified On Last Stroke Of Olympic 10K
- The Joy Of Winning The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim
- Scenes From The Women's Olympic 10K Marathon Swim
- Brazil's Poliana Okimoto Takes Long Road To Bronze
- Capturing The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim On Film
- Crushing Waves, Strong Currents In Copacabana Beach
- Rio Report Mixes Up Guanabara Bay, Copacabana Beach
- Connecting The Dots In The Open Water
- What To Look For At The Olympic 10K Marathon Swim
- Testing Out The Copacabana 10K Course
- Congratulations Rio. Top Moments In The Olympic 10K
- Age Analysis Of Olympic Open Water Swimmers
- Will There Be 45 In Tokyo's Olympic 10K Marathon Swim?
- History Of Marathon Swimming In Australia, Part 1
- 12 Additional Honorees Named By Australian Marathon Swimming Hall Of Fame
- Haley Anderson Wins Close One At Australian 10 km Championships
- Kareena Lee Wins Another Title At Australian Open Water Championships
- Weekend Warrior Events
- Cooly Classic Culminates For Weekend Warriors
- The Closest Open Water Race In History
- Will Youth Be Served At Pan Pacific Swimming 10K?
- Juniors And Seniors Mix In Maui
- Back To The Future In Hong Kong
- Top 10 10Kers at Australian Open Water Swimming Champs
- Australia Plans To Live Up To Its Legacy
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Open Water Swimming
- World Professional Marathon Swimming Federation
- Marathon Swimming
- Chelsea Gubecka Swimming Well Towards Rio
- Chelsea Gubecka, Kareena Lee Go 2 For 2
- What Women Will Qualify For The 2016 Rio Olympics?
- Aurélie Muller Wins World Championships, Heading To Rio
- Ana Marcela Cunha Wins 9th World Championship Medal
- Nick Sloman, Chelsea Gubecka Win Big at Australian Open Water Championships
- Green With Envy In South Korea