Dyana Calub

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Dyana Calub
Medal record
Women's swimming
Competitor for  Australia
Olympic Games
Silver 2000 Sydney[1] 4 × 100 m medley
World Championships (LC)
Gold 2001 Fukuoka 4 × 100 m medley
Pan Pacific Championships
Gold 1999 Sydney 100m backstroke
Gold 2002 Yokohama 4x100m medley
Silver 1999 Sydney 4x100m medley
Silver 2002 Yokohama 100m backstroke
Commonwealth Games
Gold 2002 Manchester[2] 50 m backstroke
Gold 2002 Manchester 4 × 100 m medley
Silver 2002 Manchester 100 m backstroke

Dyana Jane Calub (born 28 November 1975 in Bourke, New South Wales) was an Australian backstroke swimmer of the 2000s, who won the silver medal in the 4 × 100 m medley relay at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Training at Kingscliff, New South Wales, Calub, first gained international selection after winning the 100 m and 200 m backstroke at the 2000 Australian Championships. At the Olympics, she combined with Leisel Jones, Susie O'Neill and Petria Thomas to register a silver medal in the 4 × 100 m medley relay, trailing the Americans home by 3s. In her individual events, Calub came seventh in the 100 m backstroke and was eliminated in the heats of the 200m backstroke.

In 2001 at the 2001 World Aquatics Championships, Calub combined with Jones, Thomas and Sarah Ryan to win the 4 × 100 m medley relay, the first time that Australia had defeated the United States in the event at international competition. This was repeated at the 2002 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships in Yokohama, where she combined with Jones, Thomas and Jodie Henry. She also won two golds and a silver at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester. She retired at the end of 2002. She also won a silver in the 100 m backstroke at the Pan Pacific Championships, behind Natalie Coughlin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Sydney Swimming". Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  2. ^ "BBC Sport Commonwealth Games 2002 Statistics". BBC News. Retrieved 2007-08-29. 

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