Jaimi Kenny, the daughter of Queensland sporting greats Grant Kenny and Lisa Curry, has died at the age of 33.

Jaimi whose mother is a former Olympian, Lisa Curry, and her dad,former” Ironman” Grant Kenny

She was caught drink driving while more than four times over the legal alcohol level, a court has heard.

Grant Kenny released a statement today, saying Jaimi had “lost her battle with a long-term illness.

And passed away peacefully in hospital this morning in the company of loving family” at Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

“Jaimi will forever be remembered as a caring, bright and loving soul who always put others before herself,” Mr Kenny wrote in the statement.

Ms Curry posted a photograph on her Instagram page to celebrate Jaimi’s 33rd birthday on June 25.

Jaimi was their eldest child, born in 1987

She had been battling with a long term illness.

Mr Kenny did not reveal the nature of his daughter’s illness.