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Binta Zahra Diop (born 30 June 1990 in Dakar) is a Senegalese swimmer, who specialized in butterfly events.[1] She is also a two-time bronze medalist for the 50 m butterfly event at the All-Africa Games.[2][3]

Binta Zahra Diop
Personal information
Nationality Senegal
Born (1990-06-30) 30 June 1990 (age 28)
Dakar, Senegal
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
Event(s)Butterfly
ClubClub des Vikings de Rouen (FRA)

Diop represented Senegal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, and competed for the women's 100 m butterfly event. She won the first heat, with a time of 1:04.26. Diop, however, failed to advance into the semi-final rounds, as she placed forty-seventh in the overall rankings.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Binta Zahra Diop". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  2. ^ "South African swimmers reap five more golds". English People's Daily Online. 14 July 2007. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Dunford defends African 'Fly Crown'". Swim News. 7 September 2011. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Women's 100m Butterfly – Heat 1". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 29 November 2012.

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