Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir

Eygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir is an Icelandic swimmer.[1][2] She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's 100 metre backstroke, finishing 2nd in her heat but in 32nd place overall in the heats, failing to qualify for the semifinals.

Eygló Ósk
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Netanya 2015
Personal information
Full nameEygló Ósk Gústafsdóttir
Nationality Iceland
Born (1995-02-01) 1 February 1995 (age 27)
Reykjavík, Iceland
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesBackstroke
ClubÆgir Swim Club
CoachJacky Pellerin

On 30 March 2015 Eygló Ósk swam the 200 m backstroke in 2:09.86 minutes, setting new Icelandic and Nordic records; the previous Icelandic record was 2:10.34, set by her herself, while the old Nordic record was 2:10.27. Her time was also below the maximum required to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, which is 2:10.60.[3]

At the Olympics, she made the final of the 200 meter backstroke.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ÍÞRÓTTA- OG ÓLYMPÍUSAMBAND ÍSLANDS THE NATIONAL OLYMPIC AND SPORTS ASSOCIATION OF ICELAND Archived 2012-07-30 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ London2012.com
  3. ^ "(án titils)". SSÍ. Sundsamband Íslands. 2015-03-30. Retrieved 2015-03-31.