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Béryl GASTALDELLO
Sport Swimming
NOC France   
GenderWomen
Born16 Feb 1995 in Miramas, FRA
Height1.76 m
Weight 66 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
College Station, TX, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, French, Italian
Higher education
Business - Texas A&M University: College Station, TX, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age eight, but did not start training seriously until she was 16.
Club / Team
Texas A&M University Aggies [USA] / CN Marseille [FRA] :
Name of coach
Steve Bultman [college]; Mathieu Burban [club]
General Interest
Hobbies
Cooking, playing sports, going out with friends. (12thman.com, 19 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (12thman.com, 19 Jul 2015)
Injuries
She was diagnosed with glandular fever four months before the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (laprovence.com, 05 Apr 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"All things come to those who wait." (12thman.com, 19 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 Southeastern Conference [SEC] Female Freshman of the Year. (12thman.com, 14 Apr 2015)
Famous relatives
Her mother Veronique Jardin represented France in swimming at the 1984 and 1992 Olympic Games. She was also a French record-holder in the 50m backstroke, which she set in 1984. Her grandmother Amelie Mirkowitch and father Eric Gastaldello also competed in swimming. (ffnatation.fr, 27 Jun 2015; laprovence.com, 05 Apr 2015; leparisien.fr, 05 Apr 2015)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
22 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Freestyle 54.80
24 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Butterfly 58.93 
  2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Medley Relay DSQ
7 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:37.45
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Backstroke 28.30
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Backstroke 1:01.91
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 26.25
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Butterfly 59.06
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Freestyle 55.11
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:02.13
8 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:38.46
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Butterfly 59.40
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Butterfly 26.93
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Backstroke 1:04.09
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Backstroke 29.17
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay  DSQ
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 100m Butterfly 1:01.21
Semifinals 2013 Herning, DEN 50m Backstroke 27.57
Semifinals 2013 Herning, DEN 50m Freestyle 25.06
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 50m Butterfly 27.07
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2013 Doha, QAT 50m Backstroke 27.88