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Chantal VAN LANDEGHEM
Sport Swimming
NOC Canada   
GenderWomen
Born05 Mar 1994 in Winnipeg, CAN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Languages
English
Higher education
Clinical Psychology - University of Georgia: Athens, GA, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age four.
Why this sport?
"My parents are not swimmers, but my dad took me in the water at a young age. It started as playing, but my sister and I loved it and it led to us joining the swim team."
General Interest
Nicknames
Chant (truesportpur.ca, 01 Jan 2009)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (cscm.ca, 09 Aug 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Keep it fun." (truesportpur.ca, 01 Jan 2009)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was named Female Athlete of the Year in the province of Manitoba in Canada. (winnipegsun.com, 22 Apr 2017)

She was named in the 2014 All-Southeastern Conference [SEC] first team in the United States of America. (georgiadogs.com, 2015)

In 2013 she was named in the All-SEC first team and the SEC All-Freshman team. (georgiadogs.com, 2015)

She was named the 2011 Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters Female Athlete of the Year. (swimming.ca, 01 Feb 2012)

She was named the 2010 Manitoba Junior Female Athlete of the Year. (swimmanitoba.mb.ca, 2011)
Famous relatives
Her younger sister Tia has competed in swimming at national level. (pittsburghpanthers.com, 26 Nov 2013; swimswam.com, 16 Oct 2013)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from competitive swimming in December 2017. (swimswam,com, 18 Dec 2017)

FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied for a master's degree in clinical psychology at the University of Manitoba in Canada. (Twitter profile, 08 Aug 2017)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Freestyle 54.00
Semifinal 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 50m Freestyle 24.61
3 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:32.89
5 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:54.86
3 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
4 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay  
3 2017 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:23.55
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 53.93
5 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 24.39
3 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:23.59
5 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:36.44
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Freestyle 24.96
5 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.09
7 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:00.19
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 100m Freestyle 55.07
Semifinal 2011 Shanghai, CHN 50m Freestyle 25.23
6 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:38.42
7 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Individual Medley 1:03.93
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Backstroke  DNS
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Backstroke 1:01.08
Semifinal 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Freestyle 54.16
Semifinal 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Freestyle 24.81
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:57.49
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:40.79
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 8:04.46
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2013 Berlin, GER 50m Backstroke 27.01
4 2013 Berlin, GER 50m Freestyle 24.15
5 2013 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 52.87
4 2013 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:32.39
5 2013 Eindhoven, NED 50m Backstroke 27.17
2 2013 Eindhoven, NED 50m Freestyle 23.85
7 2013 Eindhoven, NED 100m Freestyle 53.24
3 2013 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:31.12
4 2013 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:41.71