Carolyn Adel

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Carolyn Adel
Personal information
Full name Carolyn Adel
National team  Suriname
Born (1978-08-27) 27 August 1978 (age 38)
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Medley, freestyle
College team Arizona State University (USA)

Carolyn Adel (born 27 August 1978)[1] is an Olympic and national record holding swimmer from Suriname. She swam for Suriname at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics.

She was the most decorated swimmer at the 1998 Central American and Caribbean Games, where she won 6 events and set 3 Games Records. She also set 7 Suriname Records, which still stand as of December 2010.[2]

She attended university, and swam for, the USA's Arizona State University.[3]


  1. ^ Adel's entry from; retrieved 2012-04-21.
  2. ^ (lcm) Long Course Swim Records Archived 3 December 2013 at the Wayback Machine.. Published by the Surinaamse Zwem Bond on 2010-12-18; retrieved 2012-04-21.
  3. ^ Adel bio[permanent dead link] from the ASU Sun Devils website (; retrieved 2012-04-21.