27 February 1993 |
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
|Club||SC Unterland, Eschen|
Julia Hassler (born 27 February 1993 in Schellenberg) is an Olympic and national-record holding swimmer from Liechtenstein. She swam for and was Liechtenstein closing-ceremony flagbearer at the 2012 Olympics. She has also swam for Liechtenstein at several other international competitions including the: World Championships (2011), Games of the Small States of Europe (2009, 2011, 2013), European Championships (2014), Short Course Worlds (2010, 2012) and Youth Olympics (2010).
As of March 2015, she holds Liechtenstein Records, both long course (50m) and short course (25m), in the: 200, 400 and 800 frees; 50, 100 and 200 flies; and 400 IM. She also holds the national record in the long course 1500 free.
At the 2012 Olympics, she was one of three athletes to compete for Liechtenstein. She swam the 400 and 800 freestyles, setting national records in both (4:12.99 and 8:35.18)., finishing 27th in the 400 and 17th in the 800.
At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she competed in the 800 m freestyle event. She placed 21st in the heats with a time of 8:38.19 and did not qualify for the final. She was the flagbearer for Liechtenstein during the Parade of Nations.
- (German) About Julia page from Julia's website (juliahassler.li); retrieved 2015-03-19
- Player Profile on eurosport.com
- (German) Records page of the Liechtenstein Swimming Federation. Retrieved 2015-03-19.
- "Julia Hassler – Swimming – Olympic Athlete". LOCOG. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
- "Women's 400m Freestyle – Olympic Swimming". LOCOG. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
- "Women's 800m Freestyle – Olympic Swimming". LOCOG. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
- "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-27.
- "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-27.
|Flagbearer for Liechtenstein
Rio de Janeiro 2016
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