Anna-Karin Kammerling

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Anna-Karin Kammerling
Personal information
Full name Anna-Karin Simone Kammerling
Nationality  Sweden
Born (1980-10-19) 19 October 1980 (age 34)
Malmö, Skåne
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle and butterfly
Club Sundsvalls Simsällskap

Anna-Karin Kammerling (born 19 October 1980) is a world-record breaking Swedish swimmer, who was born in Malmö, Sweden. Currently she resides in Sundsvall and trains with the Sundsvalls Swim Club under coach Hans Bergquist.

Kammerling has twice lowered the world record in the 50-meter butterfly event. In 2000 she was a member of the 4×100 m freestyle team that were awarded bronze medals during the Summer Olympics.

Personal bests[edit]

Long course (50 m)[edit]

Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 25.14 14 Jul 2004 Swedish Championships Stockholm, Sweden
100 m freestyle 56.43 (r) 16 Jul 2004 Swedish Championships Stockholm, Sweden
50 m butterfly 25.57 30 Jul 2002 European Championships Berlin, Germany
100 m butterfly 58.71 (sf) 20 Jul 2003 World Championships Barcelona, Spain
Legend: WRWorld record; EREuropean record; NRSwedish record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Short course (25 m)[edit]

Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 24.32 17 Nov 2007 World Cup Berlin, Germany
100 m freestyle 54.01 12 Apr 2008 Norrländska Mästerskapen Sundsvall, Sweden
50 m backstroke 28.24 25 Nov 2007 Swedish Championships Jönköping, Sweden
50 m butterfly 25.33 12 Mar 2005 Swedish SC Championships Gothenburg, Sweden
100 m butterfly 57.70 24 Nov 2006 Swedish SC Championships Uppsala, Sweden
100 m individual medley 1:03.50 13 Feb 2004 Norrländska Mästerskapen Umeå, Sweden
Legend: WRWorld record; EREuropean record; NRSwedish record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Swimming events[edit]

Year Course
(long/short)
Championship Butterfly Freestyle Freestyle relay Medley relay
50 m 100 m 50 m 50 m 100 m 50 m 100 m
Place Time Place Time Place Time Place Time Place Time Place Time Place Time
1998 Short European 2nd 26.30
1999 Long European 1st 26.29 5th 25.69
Short World 2nd 26.21 6th 25.08
European 1st 25.64 2nd 24.90
2000 Long Olympic Games 16th 1:00.40 9th 25.61 3rd 3:40.30
European 1st 26.40 5th 59.47 4th 25.82 1st 3:42.38
Short World 2nd 26.16
European 1st 25.60 3rd 24.75 1st 1:38.211 1st 1:48.311
2001 Long World 3rd 26.45 18th 25.96 4th 3:41.18
Short European 2nd 25.78 3rd 57.98 1st 1:38.29 1st 1:48.32
2002 Long European 1st 25.57² 3rd 58.94 2nd 3:40.66 2nd 4:06.15
Short World 1st 25.55 3rd 58.12 1st 3:35.09 1st 3:55.78²
European 1st 25.78 2nd 57.94 3rd 24.98
2003 Long World 3rd 26.06 6th 59.14 14th 25.60 6th 3:41.36
Short European 1st 25.91
2004 Long Olympic Games 7th 3:41.22
Short World 2nd 26.02 9th 26.02 2nd 3:35.83
European 1st 25.73 2nd 24.57 3rd 1:38.76 3rd 1:50.05

Notes:

  1. World-best performance.
  2. World record.

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Sydney Swimming". Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Montreal 2005 Results". Archived from the original on 28 January 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  3. ^ "5th FINA World Swimming Championships". Archived from the original on 18 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  4. ^ "Montreal 2005 Results". Archived from the original on 28 January 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  5. ^ "2002 World Championships - Short Course Swim Rankings results". Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  6. ^ "Shanghai 2006 results". Archived from the original on 6 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 

External links[edit]

Records
Preceded by

Inge de Bruijn
Inge de Bruijn
World Record Holder
Women's 50 Butterfly

1 July 1999 – 20 May 2000
30 July 2002 – 13 June 2007
Succeeded by

Inge de Bruijn
Therese Alshammar
Preceded by
Jenny Thompson
World Record Holder
Women's 50 Butterfly (25m)

10 December 1999 – 11 April 2008
Succeeded by
Felicity Galvez
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Martina Moravcová
FINA World Cup
overall female winner

2004/2005
Succeeded by
Therese Alshammar