Nikki Garrett answers our Olympic Games Questionnaire

We asked proud Australian Nikki Garrett to share her favourite Olympic memories, plus what she is looking forward to most at London 2012.

We asked proud Australian Nikki Garrett to share her favourite Olympic memories, plus what she is looking forward to most at London 2012.

What is your favourite Olympic sport?

I LOVE ALL THE SPORTS IN THE OLYMPICS! ESPECIALLY THE ONES WE DONT GET TO SEE SO MUCH ON TV THROUGHOUT THE YEAR LIKE TABLE TENNIS BADMINTON WEIGHTLIFTING GYMNASTICS ATHLETICS/TRACK & FIELD ANYTHING REALLY

Who is your favourite Olympic athlete and why?

USAIN BOLT.. HE IS SUCH A INCREDIBLE ATHLETE WITH AN AWESOME PERSONALITY TO GO WITH IT

What sport or event do you like to watch during the Olympics?

I LOVE THE ATHLETICS/TRACK&FIELD AND THE GYMNASTICS

Have you got any plans to go to watch any event regarding London 2012?

I HAVE TICKETS TO WATCH THE SEMIS IN THE HANDBALL

Which country do you think will win more medals during London 2012? What about Great Britain?

I THINK USA WILL WIN THE MOST MEDALS. GREAT BRITAIN I THINK WILL GO WELL  AND HAVE THEIR BEST MEDAL OLYMPICS AS ATHLETES USUALLY LIFT THAT LITTLE BIT MORE IN FRONT OF A HOME CROWD

Which Olympic Games you liked the most and why?

I LOVED SYDNEY 2000… THE ATMOSPHERE WAS JUST SIMPLY INSANE AND SYDNEY WAS BUZZING SO MUCH

Do you practice currently or have you ever practiced any other Olympic Sport, apart from golf?

NO NOT ANYMORE I USED TO BE A REPRESENTIVE SOFTBALL PLAYER BUT ITS NO LONGER PART OF THE GAMES

Your favourite moment at any Olympics Games: which moment or moments have you liked the most and why?

THERE ARE SO MANY BUT KIERAN PERKINS 1500M GOLD MEDAL SWIM IN THE 96 OLYMPICS IS PRETTY SPECIAL. ONLY JUST MAKING THE FINAL AND THAN WINNING FROM LANE 8 AND ALSO YOU CANT BEAT CATHY FREEMANS  GOLDMEDAL 400M PERFORMANCE IN 2000 BUT I THINK MY ALL TIME FAMOUS IS ERIC "THE EEL' AT THE SYDNEY GAMES I THINK THAT MOMENT WAS JUST WHAT THE SPIRIT OF THE GAMES IS ALL ABOUT

Have you met any other Olympic medal Sportmen/women apart from Vera Shimanskaya? NIKKI HUDSON (HOCKEY..PLAYED GOLF WITH HER)  JAMES TOMKINS (ROWER THROUGH GOLF) DAWN FRASER (SWIMMER THROUGH GOLF) KERRI POTTHARST (BEACHVOLLLEYBALL.. THROUGH GOLF) ALSO A FEW OF THE SAILORS MALCOLM PAGE NATHAN WILMONT, TESSA PARKINSON , BEN AINSLIE, PAUL GOODISON.. I MET THEM WHEN I USED TO DATE TOM SLINGSBY WHO FINGERS CROSS WILL WIN THIS YEAR LASER DIVISION IN WEYMOUTH! GOOD LUCK TOM!

If you were not a golf professional, what other Olympic Sport would you have liked to practice?

WHEN I WAS A KID I WAS A REALLY GOOD 100M 200M RUNNER I WISH I DIDNT STOP!

If you had not dedicate your career to golf. In which other Olympic Sport you think you would have succeeded?

100M 200M ATHLETICS

How do you think Golf will change from 2016 after being a new Olympic Sport?

I HOPE IT GETS MORE MEDIA ATTENTION IT DESERVES

 

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Published: 4/08/2012

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