Meet our athletes

Name: Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace

Nickname: Anna

Age: 26

High School: St Andrew’s School/ The Bolles School

College: Auburn


Best subject: Most hospitality classes

Event (s): 50 and 100 Freestyle

Best time (s): 24.31, 53.7

International teams competed on: Olympics (2), World Championships (6), Pan Ams (2), Commonwealth Games, CAC games (2), CARIFTA, Caribbean Island Swimming Championships, CCCAN

Coached by whom: Tietchka Vanderpool-Wallace, Sergio Lopez, Brett Hawke, David Marsh

Medals won: Short Course World Championship bronze medal, Commonwealth Games silver medal, Pan American Games gold and bronze medals

Favourite colour: Blue

Favourite food: Pasta

Favourite movie: All the Ice Age movies and all the Madagascar movies

Idol: My parents, brother

Parents: Tietchka and Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace

Sibling (s): Aleksandr Vanderpool-Wallace

Expectations for Rio: Make my country proud and perform to the best of my ability

Status: Single

• The Tribune is featuring profiles of the Bahamian Olympians daily in the build-up to the 2016 Games in Brazil next month


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