Emile Bakale

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Emile-Rony Bakale
Personal information
Full name Emile Rony Bakale
Nationality  Congo
Born (1987-10-06) October 6, 1987 (age 31)
Timisoara Romania
Height 1 m (3 ft 3 in) 88
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club TuksSwimming (South Africa)

Emile-Rony Bakale (born 6 October 1987 in Timișoara) is a Romanian-born Republic of the Congo swimmer specializing in freestyle.[1] He swam for the Congo at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics.[2] He was the Congo's flagbearer in 2004.

He also swam at almost all the World Swimming Championships between 2000 and 2015 and the All-Africa Games between 1999 and 2015. Bakale is an engineer in Robotics. His elder sister Monika also swam for the Congo.[2]


  1. ^ London 2012 profile
  2. ^ a b "Rony Bakale Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-05-03.