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Ophélie-Cyrielle ETIENNE
Sport Swimming
NOC France   
GenderWomen
Born09 Sep 1990 in Wissembourg, FRA
Height1.75 m
Weight 57 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Paris, FRA
Occupation
Student
Languages
French
Higher education
Communications, History, Political Science - Paris Institute of Political Studies: France
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She learned to swim in Obernai, a small town about 20km south-west of Strasbourg, France.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps, French swimmer Laure Manaudou. (molsheim.dna.fr, 2008)
Injuries
She injured the small finger on her right hand in January 2012. (20minutes.fr, 16 Mar 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from swimming in mid-2016, to focus on her studies at the Paris Institute of Political Studies. (interviewsport.fr, 25 Sep 2016)

WELL TRAVELLED
She was born to a military father, and subsequently lived in Reunion, Ivory Coast and Guadeloupe where he was posted. (natation.over-blog.fr, 05 Nov 2010)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
18 2012 London, ENG 200m Freestyle 1:59.15
3 2012 London, ENG 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:47.49
7 2008 Beijing, CHN 200m Freestyle 1:57.83
5 2008 Beijing, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:50.66
6 2008 Beijing, CHN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.68
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
4 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:52.22
7 2009 Rome, ITA 800m Freestyle 8:26.35
7 2009 Rome, ITA 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:48.44
7 2009 Rome, ITA 400m Freestyle 4:04.54
Heat 2009 Rome, ITA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 400m Freestyle 4:06.22
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 100m Freestyle 55.64
3 2010 Dubai, UAE 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:38.33
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:55.36
3 2012 Debrecen, HUN 400m Freestyle 4:07.47
3 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Freestyle 1:58.23
2 2010 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:24.00
2 2010 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 4:05.40 
2 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:52.69
7 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:40.17
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2009 Istanbul, TUR 800m Freestyle 8:16.20
3 2009 Istanbul, TUR 400m Freestyle 3:59.94
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2011 Singapore, SGP 400m Freestyle 4:05.01