Kiah Melverton is an Australian swimmer. Melverton trains under High Performance Coach Chris Nesbitt at TSS Aquatics.
She won double bronze at the 2015 Summer Universiade in the 800 metres and 1500 metres.
At the 2016 Australian Swimming Championships, Melverton won bronze in the 400 metre freestyle.
In November 2016, Melverton competed in the 2016 Australian Short Course Swimming Championships which acted as selection trials for the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m) held in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. At these championships, she earned silver in the 400 metre freestyle and gold in the 800 metre freestyle, earning a national championship and her Australian senior team debut.
Competing at the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25 m), Melverton won bronze in the 800 metre freestyle. In earning the bronze, she swam a personal best time of 8:16.51.
Open Water Swimming
Melverton is also an accomplished open water swimmer.
In October 2016, she competed in the Burleigh Ocean Swim, taking out the women's 1k and 2k events.
At the 2017 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships held in Adelaide, South Australia, Melverton took gold in the women's 5k event, earning nomination for selection for the
17th FINA World Aquatics Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary in July 2017.