Julia Hassler

Julia Hassler (born 27 February 1993) is an Olympic and national-record holding swimmer from Liechtenstein.[1] She swam for and was Liechtenstein closing-ceremony flagbearer at the 2012 Olympics. She has also swam for Liechtenstein at several other international competitions including the: World Championships (2011), Games of the Small States of Europe (2009, 2011, 2013), European Championships (2014), Short Course Worlds (2010, 2012) and Youth Olympics (2010).[2]

Julia Hassler
Julia Hassler (cropped).jpg
Hassler in 2017
Personal information
Born (1993-02-27) 27 February 1993 (age 29)
Schellenberg, Liechtenstein
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Country Liechtenstein
SportSwimming
Event(s)Freestyle
ClubSC Unterland, Eschen

As of March 2015,[3] she holds Liechtenstein Records, both long course (50m) and short course (25m), in the: 200, 400 and 800 frees; 50, 100 and 200 flies; and 400 IM. She also holds the national record in the long course 1500 free.

At the 2012 Olympics, she was one of three athletes to compete for Liechtenstein. She swam the 400 and 800 freestyles, setting national records in both (4:12.99 and 8:35.18).,[3][4] finishing 27th in the 400[5] and 17th in the 800.[6]

At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she competed in the 800 m freestyle event. She placed 21st in the heats with a time of 8:38.19 and did not qualify for the final.[7] She was the flagbearer for Liechtenstein during the Parade of Nations.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player Profile". Eurosport.com. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015.
  2. ^ "About Julia page". JuliaHassler.li (in German). Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Records page". lschv.li (in German). Liechtenstein Swimming Federation. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 19 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Julia Hassler – Swimming – Olympic Athlete". London2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Women's 400m Freestyle – Olympic Swimming". London2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 10 December 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Women's 800m Freestyle – Olympic Swimming". London2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 5 December 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Women's 800m Freestyle". Rio2016.com. Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 27 August 2016.
  8. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". Olympic.org. 16 August 2016. Archived from the original on 18 April 2019. Retrieved 27 August 2016.

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Olympic Games
Preceded by Flagbearer for   Liechtenstein
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent