Kristel Köbrich

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Kristel Arianne Köbrich Schimpl (born 9 August 1985 in Santiago, Chile) is a 36-year-old Olympic freestyle and open water swimmer from Chile. She was the country's flagbearer at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Swimming Career Highlights

  • She swam at the 2008 Beijing Olympics in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim.
  • She swam the 800m freestyle at her third Olympics in London in 2012.
  • She won the gold medal in the 10 km marathon swim at the 2014 South American Games in Santiago, Chile.
  • She is the current holder of the South American records in the women's 800m and 1500m freestyle, both long and short course.
  • She holds the Chilean Records in the 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyles (2:04.81, 4:11.83, 8:21.66, and 15:57.57), and the 400 IM (4:58.68).
  • She swam in the 800m freestyle at the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympics.


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