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I can't believe it. I'm speechless. It is amazing to see where I've come from the last two years.
I feel good. I'm up there. I got third in the 100 'fly, I've qualified in the top eight already for the 100 freestyle.
I'm so over the moon that I have the opportunity to represent my country at a third Olympic Games.
I could see myself still swimming because I'm really enjoying the sport. But at the same time I have this biological clock that is ticking.
It's so rewarding the journey that I've been on.
I went through so many things personally, emotionally and mentally during that time off that I know that I'm better for it now and I think I'm a better athlete because of that.
It is completely surreal because two years ago I wasn't swimming, I was 10 kilos heavier and was on a completely different path in my life, I was still living in Sydney, I'm just so happy now.
I really would like to start a family as well. Whether I can balance the two or have to decide one or the other way, I'm not sure what will happen.
I'm a different athlete, I'm a different person.
I'm pretty confident.
It's the best fifth place I've ever had.
That's pretty rewarding in itself coming from where I started. Obviously the next goal for me is to make the Olympic team.
The fact that I am as lean as I was in 2008, I'm stronger than I was in 2008 I think I have the potential to be as fast as I was.
I've probably given myself enough time to prepare for this meet and we're all different athletes so I can't take their results as what's going to be inevitable for me.
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