Marylyn Chiang

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Marylyn Chiang
Personal information
Full name Marylyn Chiang
National team  Canada
Born 1977
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
College team University of California, Berkeley

Marylyn Chiang (born 1977)[1] is a former Canadian swimmer who won two silver medals at the 2000 FINA Short Course World Championships in Athens, Greece.[2] She has held Commonwealth, US Open, NCAA and Canadian records in backstroke and butterfly, including the Canadian 100m backstroke record for 9 years. In her collegiate career, she led a resurgence in University of California, Berkeley's swimming program, when she won the first NCAA title for the school in the sport in eleven years.[3] In so doing, she set an NCAA record. Further, won the first of five consecutive Pacific-10 Conference female swimmer of the year honors for the Golden Bears in 1999.[4] Haley Cope would win in 2000, and Natalie Coughlin three times in a row, from 2001 to 2003.[5] In 2009, Marylyn was inducted in Cal Berkeley's Sports Hall of Fame.[6]


  1. ^ "Swimming Times- Results for Marylyn Chiang". Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Swimming- Marylyn Chiang (Canada)". Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Cal's Marylyn Chiang Captures NCAA Swim Title in 100 back". Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  4. ^ "UC Berkeley's Natalie Coughlin, Destined to Swim". Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  5. ^ "Cal Aquatics- Where are They Now?". Retrieved 31 December 2009. 
  6. ^ "Cal Athletic Hall of Fame Class Inducted Friday Night". Cal Athletics Official Site. 6 November 2009. Retrieved 15 February 2010. 

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