Lynn Colella

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Lynn Colella
Lynn Colella 1973.jpg
Colella in 1973
Personal information
Full nameLynn Ann Colella
National teamUnited States
Born (1950-06-13) June 13, 1950 (age 69)
Seattle, Washington
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight134 lb (61 kg)
StrokesBreaststroke, butterfly
ClubCascade Swim Club
College teamUniversity of Washington

Lynn Ann Colella (born June 13, 1950) is an American former swimmer and Olympic medalist. She represented the United States at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, where she won a silver medal in the 200-meter butterfly, finishing behind compatriot Karen Moe. She is the sister of Rick Colella, an Olympic bronze medalist in swimming.[1]

Colella has a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Swimming at the 1972 München Summer Games: Women's 200 metres butterfly". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2011-05-27.