Australian Office

AO Ask Uniroos: Swim athlete Abbey Harkin

AO Ask Uniroos is a series of mini-interviews with Australian young athletes, administrative managers and local volunteers who are attending the  Taipei 2017 Universiade. Let’s see what swim athlete Abbey Harkin (on right, next to Laura Taylor) said.


How many hours do you train each week?

About 24 hours.


What’s your impression of Taiwan before coming here?

I didn’t know anything about Taiwan before I came here, but people here are very welcoming and friendly.


What are the things you are most looking forward to while visiting Taiwan?

I really look forward to seeing different sides of Taiwan.


Can you feel the difference of Taipei comparing to where-ever you are from?

Yes, especially the weather. The culture is different, too!


Apartment from Universiade, what else do you look forward to do in Taiwan?

I want to experience the night life!


Any exotic food you with to try? How about stinky tofu?

I don’t really know much about the food. Maybe I will try stinky tofu.


Any dream athlete you wish to have a photo take with?

Roger Federer