Lynn Colella

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Lynn Colella
Personal information
Full name Lynn Ann Colella
National team United States
Born (1950-06-13) June 13, 1950 (age 66)
Seattle, Washington
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 134 lb (61 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Breaststroke, butterfly
Club Cascade Swim Club
College team University 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.[1] She is the sister of Rick Colella, an Olympic bronze medalist in swimming.

See also[edit]


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

External links[edit]

  • Lynn Colella – Olympic athlete profile at