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Kristel Arianne Köbrich Schimpl (born August 9, 1985 in Santiago, Chile)[1] is an Olympic long-distance freestyle swimmer from Chile. She was the country's flagbearer at the 2004 Olympics, and also swam at the 2008 Games and at the 2012 Games. [2]

Kristel Köbrich
Kristel Kobrich, Rio 2009.jpg
Köbrich at Rio de Janeiro, 2009
Personal information
Full nameKristel Arianne Köbrich Schimpl
Nationality Chile
Born (1985-08-09) August 9, 1985 (age 34)
Santiago, Chile
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle

She is the current holder of the South American records in the women's 800 m and 1500 m freestyle (long and short course). She also has the Chilean Records in the 200, 400, 800 and 1500 freestyles (2:04.81, 4:11.83, 8:21.66, and 15:57.57), and the 400 IM (4:58.68).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biography page Archived 2012-04-25 at the Wayback Machine from Köbrich's website.
  2. ^ "Sports Reference profile". Sports Reference. 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2014.