Eileen Coparropa

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Eileen Coparropa
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Eileen Coparropa
Personal information
Full name Eileen Marie Coparropa Alemán
Nationality  Panama
Born (1981-03-31) March 31, 1981 (age 36)
Panama
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle

Eileen Mary Coparropa Alemán (born March 31, 1981 in Panama City) is a female freestyle swimmer from Panama, who won a silver and a bronze medal in the women's 50m freestyle event at the Pan American Games. Nicknamed "La Sirena de Oro" she represented her native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996.

At the 1995 Pan American Games in Mar del Plata, she finished 5th in the 50-meter freestyle.[1]

At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Coparropa finished 32nd in the 50-meter freestyle.[2]

At the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, she won a silver medal in the 50-meter freestyle.[3] She also finished 9th in the 100-meter freestyle.[4]

At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Coparropa finished 27th in the 50-meter freestyle, and 32nd in the 100-meter freestyle.[2]

At the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, she won a bronze medal in the 50-meter freestyle. She also finished 5th in the 100-meter freestyle.[5][6][7]

At the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Coparropa finished 14th in the 50-meter freestyle, and 30th in the 100-meter freestyle.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Results at 1995 Pan" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Sports Reference Profile". Sports Reference. 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Results at 1999 Pan" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ 1999 Full results by Swimnews
  5. ^ "Results of the 2003 Pan Am Games" (PDF). USA Swimming. 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Results at 2003 Pan" (PDF). SwimNews. 2003. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  7. ^ ISHOF list with all medalists in Pan Am Games history Archived October 10, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.