Nathalie Lee Baw

Nathalie Lee Baw (born April 9, 1985) is a Mauritian former swimmer, who specialized in sprint freestyle events.[1] Lee Baw competed for Mauritius, as a 15-year-old, in the women's 100 m freestyle at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. She received a ticket from FINA, under a Universality program, in an entry time of 1:03.15.[2] She challenged seven other swimmers in heat one, including fellow 15-year-old Maria Awori of Kenya. Coming from fifth at the final turn, Lee Baw edged out Uganda's Supra Singhal on the final stretch to pick up a fourth seed in 1:06.67. Lee Baw failed to advance into the semifinals, as she placed fiftieth overall in the prelims.[3][4][5]

Nathalie Lee Baw
Personal information
Full nameNathalie Lee Baw
National team Mauritius
Born (1985-04-09) 9 April 1985 (age 34)
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Nathalie Lee Baw". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 24 June 2013.
  2. ^ "Swimming – Women's 100m Freestyle Startlist (Heat 1)" (PDF). Sydney 2000. Omega Timing. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Sydney 2000: Swimming – Women's 100m Freestyle Heat 1" (PDF). Sydney 2000. LA84 Foundation. p. 174. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Results from the Summer Olympics – Swimming (Women's 100m Freestyle)". Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  5. ^ "Results from Swimming – Day 5 Prelims". Sydney 2000. Retrieved 19 June 2013.