Carla Geurts

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Carla Geurts
Personal information
Full name Carla Louise Maria Geurts
Nationality  Netherlands
Born (1971-04-20) 20 April 1971 (age 46)
Geldrop, Netherlands
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Utrechtsche Zwemclub (UZC)
College team Brock University

Carla Geurts (born 20 April 1971, in Geldrop) is a former freestyle swimmer who competed at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, and the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia for the Netherlands. Geurts won three silver medals during her career at the European Swimming Championships. She retired in 2001, after the 2001 World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka.

Since September 2006, Geurts had been a professor of Kinesiology and Physiology at Brock University, in St. Catharines, Ontario. Geurts lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, since marrying swimming coach Andrew Cole in 2003.