Yes. She competes for Auburn University, and has won a Silver and Bronze medal for swimming, in the 2004 Olympics. These are Zimbabwe's 2nd and 3rd medals ever. The first was for Field Hockey, in 1980 (a boycotted Olympics). Fambai zhakanaka! Her events were: 100-meter Backstroke (SILVER) 200-meter Individual Medley (BRONZE) Tatenda! Personal: Full name is Kirsty Leigh Coventry ... Parents are Rob and Lyn Coventry ... Born Sept. 16, 1983 ... Hometown is Harare, Zimbabwe ... First Zimbabwe swimmer to win an Olympic Medal... Kirsty Coventry hopes the swimming medals she won for Zimbabwe at the Olympic Games will lift people's spirits in a country engulfed in political and economic chaos. Don't forget, there's still the 200-meter backstroke (on August 20), where she is also a medal contender! Definitely she is a represantative of Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is a multi - racial Country and Kirsty is a native of Zimbabwe. She is just studying in the USA but that does not make her an American. People should appreaciate the good from our nation and avoid treating every good thing from Zimbabwe in negative terms. Is Gatlin competing from America? Absolutely. VIVA Zimbabwe Long Live our motherland - VIVA Kirsty
Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe in the world record time of 2:05.24.
Swimming ... Zimbabwe has won 7 medals in swimming, all by the great Kirsty Coventry.
There is no maximum age for competing at the Olympics - a long as you qualify for your national swimming team you can compete
for the 2000 till now we had to do a swimming position in order and the first one to do all of them first won the swimming part of the olympics
Athletics, weightlifting, swimming, & boxing.
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Iceland is sending athletes to the 2008 Summer Olympics to compete in Athletics, Badminton, Handball, Judo, and Swimming.
Yes. Zimbabwe plans to send a 13 member team to the 2008 Games that will compete in rowing, swimming, tennis, triathlon, cycling, and athletics.
These are some of the sports I know Mexico is competing in 2008 Olympics. Rowing, Athletics, Beach Volleyball, Canoe/Kayak - Flatwater, Diving, Equestrian, Sailing, Synchronized Swimming, Taekwondo.
At Beijing, Aruba has two athletes competing. Jan Roodzant is competing in the swimming 100m freestyle and the 50m freestyle. Fiderd Vis is competing in the men's 81kg Judo competition.
Stephanie Rice started swimming when she was a toddler learning the simple facts of swimming. She kept with her swimming as she got older and started competing in swimming competitions when she was in the 9th grade. Stephanie Rice's childhood ambition was to win a gold medal at the Olympics. Stephanie Rice started swimming when she was a toddler learning the simple facts of swimming. She kept with her swimming as she got older and started competing in swimming competitions when she was in the 9th grade. Stephanie Rice's childhood ambition was to win a gold medal at the Olympics.
It's in the Olympics, with many countries competing, so I guess that would qualify it as being international :)
Some of the athletes competing for Great Britain in the 2008 Olympics will be Penny Clark in Sailing, Julia Beckett in Swimming, and Peter Cousins in Judo. Click on the '2008 British Olympic Team' link below to visit the official British Olympic website and learn more about these and other athletes competing in the 2008 Olympics.
Fiji sent athletes to compete in the 2008 Games in shooting, swimming, weightlifting, judo, and athletics.
Macedonia competes in all the Olympics with the rest of Greece. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia or FYROM competed in canoeing/kayaking, swimming and boxing
Yes! He had said he would be done with swimming by 30, but he is currently 31 and competing in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics and is still winning gold medals!
No. The 2010 Olympics are Winter Olympics and have no swimming events.
1896 was supposedly when swimming began in the Olympics!
Australia's duet and team did not qualify for the Olympics. They performed in Sydney by default as the host nation, but could not swim at the Athens or Beijing Olympics because they needed higher scores at international competitions to do that.
Yes. Athletes from Belgium will compete in Archery, Athletics, Cycling, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Rowing, and Swimming.
15 athletes are competing at the 2008 Games in Archery, Athletics, Boxing, Diving, Shooting, Swimming, Taekwondo, and Weightlifting.
Niger sent a team of 5 athletes to the 2008 Games to participate in athletics, taekwondo, and swimming.
They didn't do swimming in the ancient Olympics.