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Can do two things at once

Anna Kelly at her graduation Photo - submitted

Balancing studies is one thing, but for Bacchus Marsh resident Anna Kelly it has been a game of juggling university whilst being one of Australia’s outstanding cross-country champions.
Ms Kelly, 25, recently graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Physiotherapy Practice.
She has secured a full-time physiotherapy position at Southern Suburbs Physiotherapy Centre, where she has flexibility to pursue her training commitments.
The former Bacchus Marsh Little Athletics member made her international sporting debut at the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, finishing 31st overall with a personal breakthrough time of 35:20 for the 10km course.
Ms Kelly also competed in the 2018 World University Cross Country Championships, finishing 19th in 36.36 for the 10km course.
“Trying to study full-time while keeping up my training was definitely challenging. But, looking back, I wouldn’t have it any other way,” she said.
“La Trobe has allowed me to get the best of both worlds. I have been able to build a meaningful career for myself, while fulfilling my athletic passions.”