Marja Pärssinen

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Marja Pärssinen
Personal information
Full nameMarja Kristiina Päivinen-Pärssinen
Nickname(s)"Marde'
Nationality Finland
Born (1971-03-13) March 13, 1971 (age 48)
Jyväskylä, Finland
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle and Butterfly
ClubSimmis

Marja Pärssinen (born March 13, 1971 in Jyväskylä, Finland) is a retired female butterfly and freestyle swimmer from Finland. Nicknamed Marde Pärssinen competed for her native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992 in Barcelona, Spain. Her best result was a 14th place with the women's 4×100 m medley relay team at the 1996 Summer Olympics, alongside Mia Hagman, Minna Salmela, and Anu Koivisto.

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