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    Christel Bouvron  
    Christel Bouvron

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Singapore, Singapore

    High School:
    Raffles Girls Secondary

    Event:
    Fly/Free

    Birthdate:
    10/01/1984


    Bouvron's Olympics Bio

    AS A SOPHOMORE: One of team leaders in butterfly and distance freestyle events ... ranked third on Irish in 200 fly (2:02.90) and 1,650 free (17:34.38), as well as fourth in 100 fly (55.78) ... swam butterfly leg of 400 medley relay that finished second in BIG EAST Championships with an NCAA "B" cut of 3:44.81, which ranked 27th in Division I ... qualified fourth and finished eighth in 100 fly at BIG EAST meet ... scored 27 points in conference championships ... was 22nd in 200 fly ... also qualified for conference meet in 200 free (season-best 1:53.97), 500 free (5:04.50), and 1,650 free.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Swam the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle, as well as the 100 and 200 butterfly for the Irish ... posted the fastest 500 time on the Irish roster with a 4:57.33 at the BIG EAST meet ... had the fourth-fastest 100 freestyle and the sixth-fastest 200 freestyle on the team ... placed second at the BIG EAST meet in the 100 butterfly with a team-best time of (54.57)... earned all-BIG EAST honors for her runner-up finish in the 100 fly ... also was a member of the 200 medley relay which earned all-BIG EAST honors after finishing third in 1:43.78 ... swam the leadoff leg of the third-place 800 free relay team at the BIG EAST meet ... also placed eighth in the 200 butterfly and 13th in the 500 freestyle at the BIG EAST meet ... was one of three Irish swimmers to race at the Bulldog Invitational in Georgia ... took first in the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle against Kansas ... was second in the 200 free and 100 fly against Pittsburgh ... was second to teammate Lisa Garcia in the 100 fly and eighth in the 200 fly at Minnesota Invitational ... was member of winning 200 medley relay against Michigan State ... also won the 200 butterfly and was third in the 100 free against the Spartans ... won the 200 freestyle in her first collegiate individual race against Colorado State ... started the season by competing at the 2002 Asian Games where she placed third in her heat and eighth overall in the 200 butterfly.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Took part in each of last two Olympics, swimming the 200 fly (32nd) and 400 free (36th) in 2000 in Sydney, Australia and matching her finish in the 200 fly in the 2004 Games in Athens, Greece ... participated in Southeast Asia Games in 1997, `99, 2001, and `03 ... swam in Asian Games in 1998 and 2002 ... participated in Commonwealth Games in 1998 and 2002 ... set Singapore national record in 400 freestyle ... competed at the world championships in 1998, 1999, and 2002 and the Asian Championships in 1996 and 2000 ... set national under-17 record in 400 and 800 freestyle ... set national under-14 record in 100, 200 and 400 freestyle, as well as 100 and 200 butterfly ... attended Raffles Girls' Secondary School in Singapore ... only child of Lee Kin Kin and André Bouvron ... born Oct. 1, 1984, in Singapore ... name pronounced chris-TELL boo-VRON ... tabbed a BIG EAST Academic All-Star in 2004 ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as an anthropology and classics double major.

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