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Mata­mata Col­lege stu­dent Abby Dick­in­son is 13 years old and has been train­ing for three or four years. Breast­stroke is her favourite event and she rates Kiwi Olympian Glenn Sny­ders as the swim­mer she most ad­mires. She says they swim about four kilo­me­tres dur­ing a train­ing ses­sion and her goal is to go to the Olympics one day. and has been train­ing the same amount of time as Abby. She also favours breast­stroke and says ex-Mata­mata and Com­mon­wealth Games sil­ver and bronze medal­list Pene­lope Mar­shall is her favourite swim­mer. She has at­tended the New Zealand Ju­nior meet, and would like to swim at the Olympics in the fu­ture. rates Amer­i­can su­per­star Michael Phelps as the swim­mer she most ad­mires. Her next big swim­ming goal is to make it to the New Zealand Ju­nior meet.

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