Elina Elisabeth Petre (Eggers) (born March 12, 1987 in Stockholm) is a Swedish platform diver. She is a thirteen-time Swedish diving champion, a four-time All-American athlete, and a two-time first-team Pac-10 All-Academic honoree. She also won a bronze medal in the women's platform at the 2008 European Aquatics Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands, with a score of 319.65, earning her a spot on the Swedish team for the Olympics.
|Full name||Elina Elisabeth Petre (Eggers)|
12 March 1987 |
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 4 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||56 kg (123 lb)|
|College team||Arizona State Sun Devils (USA)|
|Club||SK Neptun (SWE)|
Petre represented Sweden at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed as a lone female diver in the women's platform event. She was ranked sixteenth out of twenty-nine divers in the preliminary rounds, until a much better performance in the semi-finals left Petre in ninth position, attaining a score of 315.45. Petre, however, finished only in twelfth place by eleven points behind Japan's Mai Nakagawa, with a score of 285.85.
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