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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
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport Swimming
Event(s) Butterfly
Club Club 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]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Binta Zahra Diop". Olympics at 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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