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Julia HASSLER
Sport Swimming
NOC Liechtenstein   
GenderWomen
Born27 Feb 1993 in Vaduz, LIE
Height1.78 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Fabio
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Psychology - FernUni Switzerland: Switzerland
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming lessons at Schwimmclub Unterland in Liechtenstein, at age four.
International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Liechtenstein
Location
Istanbul, TUR
General Interest
Hobbies
Socialising with friends, reading. (lieswimming.li, 29 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (lieswimming.li, 29 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She had to give up swimming breaststroke because of recurring knee injuries. (goldentalents.ch, 10 Apr 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Practice makes perfect." (goldentalents.ch, 10 Apr 2010)
Awards and honours
She was named Liechtenstein Sportswoman of the Year in 2009, 2011, 2019 and 2021 by the Liechtenstein Olympic Committee. (sportlerdesjahres.li, 05 Dec 2021; exclusiv.li, 15 Dec 2019; olympic.li, 2015)
Milestones
At the 2012 Olympic Games in London she became the first swimmer from Liechtenstein to compete at the Olympic Games. She was also the first swimmer from Liechtenstein to compete in the world championships [2011 World Championships in Shanghai, People's Republic of China] and the European championships [2012 European Championships in Debrecen, Hungary]. (SportsDeskOnline, 27 Aug 2020; lieswimming.li, 29 Jul 2017)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competitive swimming in November 2021. (Instagram profile, 29 Nov 2021; swimswam.com, 27 Nov 2021)

OTHER STUDIES
She has studied for a master's degree in psychology at the University of Mannheim in Germany. (ibelieveinyou.ch, 07 Apr 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2021 Tokyo, JPN 400m Freestyle 4:06.98
16 2021 Tokyo, JPN 1500m Freestyle 16:12.55
15 2021 Tokyo, JPN 800m Freestyle 8:26.99
Heats 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 800m Freestyle 8:38.19
Heats 2012 London, ENG 400m Freestyle 4:12.99
17 2012 London, ENG 800m Freestyle 8:35.18
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 400m Freestyle 4:13.91
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 800m Freestyle 8:34.91
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 200m Freestyle 2:00.99
Heats 2019 Gwangju, KOR 1500m Freestyle 16:25.59
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:34.13
7 2017 Budapest, HUN 1500m Freestyle 16:14.86
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle  DNS
Heats 2017 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 4:17.05
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 1500m Freestyle 16:32.04
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Freestyle 2:03.08
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 800m Freestyle 8:39.12
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 400m Freestyle 4:14.51
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 1500m Freestyle 16:33.61
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 800m Freestyle 8:40.89
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Freestyle 2:02.76
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 400m Freestyle 4:14.68
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 800m Freestyle 8:46.00
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 400m Freestyle 4:17.61
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 1500m Freestyle 16:34.74
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 800m Freestyle 8:39.95
25 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 400m Freestyle 4:10.95 
33 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 200m Freestyle 2:01.48 
14 2014 Doha, QAT 800m Freestyle 8:25.85
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 200m Butterfly 2:12.90
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 4:08.69
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:59.82
Heats 2014 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle 57.23
14 2012 Istanbul, TUR 800m Freestyle 8:29.77
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 400m Freestyle 4:10.08
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 200m Freestyle 1:59.70
19 2010 Dubai, UAE 800m Freestyle 8:42.63
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 400m Freestyle 4:16.28
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2021 Budapest, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:32.17
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 1500m Freestyle 16:24.50
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 200m Freestyle 2:02.31
6 2021 Budapest, HUN 400m Freestyle 4:08.23
5 2018 Glasgow, SCO 1500m Freestyle 16:14.15
7 2018 Glasgow, SCO 800m Freestyle 8:33.10
6 2018 Glasgow, SCO 400m Freestyle 4:11.42
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 200m Freestyle 2:03.11
7 2016 London, ENG 1500m Freestyle 16:25.83
Heats 2016 London, ENG 800m Freestyle 8:42.69
Heats 2016 London, ENG 400m Freestyle 4:14.96
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 57.68
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 800m Freestyle 8:38.33
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 400m Freestyle 4:15.98
8 2014 Berlin, GER 1500m Freestyle 16:26.37
5 2012 Debrecen, HUN 1500m Freestyle 16:31.66
7 2012 Debrecen, HUN 800m Freestyle 8:38.18
Heats 2012 Debrecen, HUN 400m Freestyle 4:14.95
Heats 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Freestyle  DNS
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2021 Kazan, RUS 200m Freestyle 1:56.63
7 2021 Kazan, RUS 400m Freestyle 4:03.82
6 2019 Glasgow, SCO 800m Freestyle 8:15.73
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 200m Freestyle 1:58.08
5 2019 Glasgow, SCO 400m Freestyle 4:01.53
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 200m Freestyle 2:00.33
3 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 400m Freestyle 4:02.43
4 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 800m Freestyle 8:18.28
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 800m Freestyle 8:34.71
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 400m Freestyle 4:09.65
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 200m Freestyle 2:01.18
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 200m Butterfly 2:16.23
13 2013 Herning, DEN 800m Freestyle 8:36.28
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 400m Freestyle 4:11.18
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 200m Freestyle 2:01.85
11 2012 Chartres, FRA 800m Freestyle 8:34.74
11 2011 Szczecin, POL 800m Freestyle 8:29.53
39 2011 Szczecin, POL 200m Freestyle 2:02.05
26 2011 Szczecin, POL 400m Freestyle 4:11.26
12 2010 Eindhoven, NED 800m Freestyle 8:42.44
20 2010 Eindhoven, NED 400m Freestyle 4:17.00
37 2009 Istanbul, TUR 200m Freestyle 2:02.86
11 2009 Istanbul, TUR 800m Freestyle 8:33.80
30 2009 Istanbul, TUR 400m Freestyle 4:16.32
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
19 2014   Overall  
  2014 Doha, QAT 100m Freestyle  DNS
2 2014 Doha, QAT 800m Freestyle 8:18.37
4 2014 Doha, QAT 200m Freestyle 1:58.57
2 2014 Doha, QAT 400m Freestyle 4:06.04
2 2014 Dubai, UAE 800m Freestyle 8:24.07
4 2014 Dubai, UAE 200m Freestyle 2:00.59
6 2014 Dubai, UAE 100m Freestyle 56.67
2 2014 Dubai, UAE 400m Freestyle 4:03.73