|Full name||Christophe Bühler|
2 January 1974 |
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||75 kg (165 lb)|
Christophe Bühler (born January 2, 1974) is a Swiss former swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events. He is a single-time Olympian (2000), a ten-time member of the Swiss swimming team, and an 11-time national titleholder in the 50 m freestyle. Before his retirement in 2006, Buhler trained for the Langenthal Swimming Club under his personal coach Michel Tavcar.
Buhler competed in the men's 50 m freestyle at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. He posted a FINA B-standard entry time of 22.85 from the Swiss National Championships in Zurich. He challenged seven other swimmers in heat seven, including top favorites Jiang Chengji of China and Attila Zubor of Hungary. He edged out Croatia's Marijan Kanjer by a hundredth of a second (0.01) to earn a fifth spot in 23.15. Buhler failed to advance into the semifinals, as he placed thirty-first overall in the preliminaries.
- "Christophe Bühler". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
- "Christophe Bühler tritt züruck" [Christophe Bühler resigns] (in German). Swiss Swimming Federation. 24 May 2006. Archived from the original on 28 June 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
- "Swimming – Men's 50m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 8)" (PDF). Sydney 2000. Omega Timing. Retrieved 23 April 2013.
- "Fazit der Hallenmeisterschaften" [Conclusion of the National Championships] (in German). Limmat Sharks Zurich. 13 March 2000. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
- "Sydney 2000: Swimming – Men's 50m Freestyle Heat 7" (PDF). Sydney 2000. LA84 Foundation. p. 105. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2013.
- Swiss Olympians Profile (in German)
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