Kaylee McKeown was born on July 11, 2001. She is the younger sister of Australian swimmer Taylor McKeown. The two sisters are on their way to becoming Australia’s next superstars.
2017 Australian National Swimming Championships
McKeown stunned everyone to finish second to Emily Seebohm in the 200m backstroke to earn a spot on the World Championship team alongside sister Taylor McKeown. Surging to the wall on the final 50m, McKeown posted a 2:08.98 to finish under the World Championship qualifying time standard guaranteeing her spot on the team.
2017 World Championships
McKeown fourth in the 200m backstroke, just behind bronze medalist, Kathleen Baker of the US. McKeon’s time of 2:06.76 set a new World Junior Record.
2019 World Championships
McKeown came back at the 2019 world champs to win her first worlds medal, touching for 2nd in the 200 back in a time of 2:06.26.