australian olympic swimmer Emily seebohm uses her skills in the jungle as a member of the Australian version of “I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” “
Seebohm, 29, has not competed since the Tokyo Olympics. She was announced as a cast member for the reality show Sunday, where celebrities compete in challenges in the Australian jungle to win $ 100,000 for their charity of choice.
Seebohm has competed in four Olympic games and won three Olympic gold, three silver and one bronze. In Tokyo, Seebohm placed fifth in the 100m backstroke, third in the 200m backstroke and won gold in the 4x100m medley relay. She is a Commonwealth Games medalist and World Short Course Championships medalist. She is a veteran of the international swimming scene, having competed in and winning medals in major international competitions such as the FINA World Championships and Pan-Pacific Championships.
Now she joins other Aussie celebrities on the show including Chefs Poh Ling Yeow and former AFL player and coach Nathan Buckley.
“I’m doing this to show people that I’m not just a swimmer,” Seebohm said at the season premiere, a clip she said. job to his Instagram story.
“I’m a Celebrity…” was originally a British reality TV show, but an Australian version has been airing since 2015. Celebrities fight over the luxury they left before entering the jungle. Last season “The Bachelor Australia” star Abbie Chatfield won the show. Overall, the show has been nominated multiple times for the Logie Awards for Best Reality Program and Most Popular Reality Program.
So far, several Olympic swimmers have joined reality shows after Tokyo. Briton Adam Peaty was implied with the British reality show “Strictly Come Dancing”, the Danish Pernille Blume put third in the dance show “Vild med dans” and the Frenchman Florent Manaudou participated in “Celebrity Hunted”.