Coralie Balmy

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Coralie Balmy
Coralie Balmy lors des Championnats de France en petit bassin 2012.jpg
Personal information
Full name Coralie Balmy
Nationality  France
Born (1987-06-08) June 8, 1987 (age 27)
La Trinité, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Sport
Sport Swimming

Coralie Balmy (born June 8, 1987 in La Trinité) is a freestyle swimmer from France, who was born in Martinique (France). She won her first senior title at the 2008 European Aquatics Championships in Eindhoven in the 4×200 relay freestyle. At the same Championships she won the silver medal in the 400 m freestyle with the time of 4:04.15, all-time fourth fastest behind Federica Pellegrini's world record.[1] At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, she finished fourth in the 400 m freestyle final. On December 6, 2008 she set the world record for the 200 m Free (SC) at the French National Championships in Angers, France in a time of 1:53.16. In the 2012 Summer Olympics her 4×200 m freestyle team won Bronze in a time of 7:47.49. [ Camille Muffat (1:55.51); Charlotte Bonnet(1:57.78); Ophélie-Cyrielle Étienne (1:58.05); Coralie Balmy (1:56.15)]


Records
Preceded by
Australia Libby Lenton
Women's 200 metre freestyle
world record holder (short course)

December 6, 2008 – December 14, 2008
Succeeded by
Italy Federica Pellegrini

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pellegrini: WR 4:01.53 400 m Free, on swimnews.com". Archived from the original on 2008-03-27. Retrieved 2008-04-13.