Coralie Balmy


Coralie Balmy
Coralie Balmy
Personal information
Full name Coralie Balmy
Nationality  France
Born June 8, 1987 (1987-06-08) (age 24)
La Trinité, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Sport
Sport Swimming

Coralie Balmy (born June 8, 1987 in La Trinité) is a freestyle swimmer from France, who was born in Martinique (France). She won her first senior title at the 2008 European Aquatics Championships in Eindhoven in the 4×200 relay freestyle. At the same Championships she won the silver medal in the 400 m freestyle with the time of 4:04.15, all-time fourth fastest behind Federica Pellegrini's world record.[1] At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, she finished fourth in the 400 m freestyle final. On December 6, 2008 she set the world record for the 200 m Free (SC) at the French National Championships in Angers, France in a time of 1:53.16.

  • 3rd 200 m freestyle (1:54.43)
  • 2008: LC European Championships
  • 1st 4×200 m freestyle (7:52.09)
  • 2nd 400 m freestyle (4:04.15)


Records
Preceded by
Australia Libby Lenton
Women's 200 metre freestyle
world record holder (short course)

December 6, 2008 – December 14, 2008
Succeeded by
Italy Federica Pellegrini

References