Rachel Kelly

1971 -

Tennis ace Rachel McQuillan teamed with Nicole Bradtke (nee Provis) to win a bronze medal in women’s doubles at Barcelona in 1992. The pair enjoyed strong wins against teams from Mexico, Brazil and Czechoslovakia before falling to a strong Spanish duo in the semi-final. McQuillan participated in two Olympics for Australia, in 1992 and 1996, as both a singles and doubles player. Born in New South Wales, she enjoyed a strong professional career, especially as a doubles player, and represented Australia in the Federation Cup.

Olympic Results

1996 Atlanta

Singles - Women
First Round 6-4, 7-6(5) COETZER, Amanda (RSA) 2-0 Loss
Final Placing 33 / 64

1992 Barcelona

Doubles - Women
Round 1 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 GAVALDON, Angelica; NOVELO, Lupita (MEX) 1-2 Win
Round 2 6-2, 6-1 CHABALGOITY, Claudia; VIEIRA, Andrea (BRA) 2-0 Win
Quarter Final 6-3, 6-3 NOVOTNA, Jana; STRNADOVA, Andrea (TCH) 2-0 Win
Semi Final 6-1, 6-2 MARTINEZ, Conchita; SANCHEZ, Arantxa (ESP) 2-0 Loss
Final Placing 3 / 32
Singles - Women
Round 1 6-3, 6-3 APPELMANS, Sabine (BEL) 2-0 Loss
Final Placing 33 / 64