With the Olympics upon us, Ainslee Togia’s four gold and three silver medals easily portend similar things to come. She won the medals in the recent Queensland swimming titles.
At that same event, the Brisbane member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also broke the meet’s standing 50m backstroke record.
Considering that many Olympic stars begin their career at age fourteen or fifteen, Ainslee’s future may have more conspicuous podiums sooner than she imagines.
The young star is happy enough to win races and medals, and she hopes to someday represent her country--perhaps as an Olympian; but because of her mother, Ainslee sees winning in a brighter light.
Says Ainslee, “My mum reminds me that success is not winning the race—it’s HOW you win the race.”
Read the full article in the Australia edition of Mormon Newsroom.