Mie Nielsen

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Mie Ø. Nielsen
Kazan 2015 - Mie Nielsen starts 100m backstroke final.JPG
Personal information
Full name Mie Østergaard Nielsen
National team  Denmark
Born (1996-09-25) 25 September 1996 (age 19)
Aalborg, Denmark
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) (2012)[1]
Weight 67 kg (148 lb) (2012)[1]
Sport Swimming
Strokes Backstroke
Club Aalborg Swimming Club[1]
Coach Eyleifur Jóhannesson

Mie Østergaard Nielsen (born 25 September 1996) is a Danish competitive swimmer who holds the Danish record in several backstroke events.

Nielsen won her first international senior medals at the 2011 European Short Course Swimming Championships, where she won four medals and was named newcomer of the championship.[2]

She made her Olympics debut at the 2012 games where she was taking part in the 100 and 200 m backstroke and the 4×100 m relays in freestyle and medley.[1]

She is the daughter of Benny Nielsen, who won silver in the 200 m butterfly at the 1988 Summer Olympics and Lone Jensen, who participated in the 1978 World Aquatics Championships.[1]


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