Shayne Reese

Shayne Reese is a relay specialist. At Athens 2004, she finished fourth in the 4 x 200 metres relay. At Beijing 2008, she swam in the heat of the 4 x 100 metres relay before being replaced by Libby Trickett who joined Alice Mills, Cate Campbell and Melanie Schlanger to claim the bronze medal behind Holland and the United States. 

In the medley relay, she swam in the heat with Tarnee White and Felicity Galvez before Emily Seebohm, Leisel Jones, and Trickett retained the Olympic title that had been won in Athens. Dara Torres, for the United States, swam in both relay finals with her first Olympic swimming meeting being at Los Angeles 1984, eight years before Campbell and Seebohm were born. Reese has a silver and two gold medals from relays at the world championships.

Olympic Results

Beijing 2008 - Summer Olympic Games

4 x 100m Freestyle Relay - Women
Heat CAMPBELL, C; MILLS, A; SCHLANGER, M; REESE, S 3:37.81 3rd
Final CAMPBELL, C; MILLS, A; SCHLANGER, M; TRICKETT, L 3:35.05 3rd  
Final Placing 3 / 16
4 x 100m Medley Relay - Women
Heat SEEBOHM, E; WHITE, T; GALVEZ, F; REESE, S 3:57.94 1st
Final SEEBOHM, E; JONES, L; SCHIPPER, J; TRICKETT, L 3:52.69 1st  
Final Placing 1 / 16

Athens 2004 - Summer Olympic Games

4 x 200m Freestyle Relay - Women
Heats REESE, S; GRAHAM, E; MACKENZIE, L; ROONEY, G N.B Melissa Mitchell was selected for this event but did not get the opportunity to swim. 8:01.85 2nd
Final MILLS, A; GRAHAM, E; REESE, S; THOMAS, P N.B Melissa Mitchell was selected for this event but did not get the opportunity to swim. 7:57.40 4th
Final Placing 4 / 16