Malia Metella

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Malia Metella
Personal information
Full name Malia Metella
Nationality  France
Born (1982-02-23) 23 February 1982 (age 32)
Cayenne, French Guiana, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) freestyle

Malia Metella (born 23 February 1982 in Cayenne, French Guiana)[4] is a French Olympic freestyle swimmer from French Guiana. She swam for France at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, winning a silver medal in 2004 in the women's 50 free.

She won her first senior titles at the European Short Course Swimming Championships 2003 in Dublin, Ireland.

Malia Metella (in lane 4) at the French Swimming Championships, Montpellier, 24 April 2009

Achievements[edit]

  • 21st 50 m freestyle (25.89)
  • 21st 100 m butterfly (1:01.91)
  • 1st 100 m freestyle (53.15)
  • 3rd 50 m freestyle (24.54)
  • 4th 100 m butterfly (58.42)
  • 1st 100 m freestyle (54.46)
  • 2nd 100 m butterfly (58.78)
  • 1st 4×100 m freestyle relay (3:40.67)
  • 1st 4×100 m medley relay (4:05.96)
  • 2nd 50 m freestyle (24.89)
  • 4th 100 m freestyle (54.50)
  • 5th 4×100 m free relay (3:40.23)
  • 1st 100 m freestyle (53.37)
  • 3rd 100 m butterfly (58.47)
  • 4th 50 m freestyle (24.71)
  • 4th 4×50 m free relay (1:39.68)
  • 5th 4×50 m medley relay (1:51.28)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Olympic Games swimming results". CNN. Retrieved 2007-07-22. 
  2. ^ "Montreal 2005 Results". Retrieved 2007-06-09. 
  3. ^ "Shanghai 2006 results". Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  4. ^ Metella's entry from www.sports-reference.com; retrieved 2011-08-02.