Chinyere Pigot

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Chinyere Pigot
Personal information
Born (1993-05-01) May 1, 1993 (age 25)
Paramaribo, Suriname
Height5.7 ft 0 in (1.74 m)
Weight56 kg (123 lb)
Country Suriname
Event(s)50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle
Updated on 11 March 2014.

Chinyere Pigot is a Surinamese swimmer living in Miami, Florida who attended the University of Connecticut and participated on a collegiate level. Pigot competed at the 2008 Summer Olympics at age fifteen on Suriname's behalf. She used to attend Doral Academy Charter High School in 2011. She was Suriname's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics.


  • "Chinyere Pigot Profile". UConn Athletics. University of Connecticut. 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
  • "Chinyere Pigot". 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2012.

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Anthony Nesty
Flagbearer for  Suriname
London 2012
Succeeded by
Soren Opti