Faye Sultan

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Faye Hussain Sultan
Personal information
Nationality Kuwaiti
Born (1994-10-20) 20 October 1994 (age 22)
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport Swimming
Strokes freestyle
College team Williams Ephs

Faye Hussain Sultan (Arabic: فيّ سلطان) (born 20 October 1994) is a Kuwaiti swimmer who competed in the Women's 50m Freestyle event at the 2012 Summer Olympics[1] as the first female swimmer to represent Kuwait at the olympics. She attended high school at the American School of Kuwait, and graduated in 2012.

During the fall of 2012, Sultan enrolled in the Williams College class of 2016. At Williams, she competed for the Williams Ephs women's swimming & diving team.[2]

Faye also competed in the Women's 50m freestyle event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She participated within the Independent Olympic Athletes team. She won her heat with a time of 26.86 seconds, finishing 54th out of 88 competitors.[3]


  1. ^ "Faye Sultan". BBC Sport. British Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Incoming Eph Swimmer Faye Sultan to Make History at 2012 Olympics". Athletics.Williams.edu. Williams Sports Information. 28 July 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-07-30. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Rio2016 - Women's 50m Freestyle". Rio2016.com. Rio2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 

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