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Anja NYFFELER
Sport Synchronised Swimming
NOC Switzerland   
GenderWomen
Born25 Nov 1992 in Huttwil, SUI
Height1.72 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ostermundigen, SUI
Languages
English, French, German, Spanish
Higher education
Business Administration, Psychology - University of Bern: Switzerland
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age eight.
Why this sport?
She saw a training session of the SY Bern club when she went to the swimming pool with her family in Bern, Switzerland.
General Interest
Hobbies
Curling. (curlingbern.ch, 02 Jan 2016)
Famous relatives
Her younger sister Sara Nyffeler has also competed in synchronised swimming. (bernerzeitung.ch, 17 Jul 2013; stuermer.ch, 27 Aug 2012; fsn.ch, 25 Jul 2010)
Other information
RETIREMENT
She retired from the sport after the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (swiss-swimming.ch, 01 Apr 2013)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary round 2012 London, ENG Duet 163.320
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
14 2013 Barcelona, ESP Duet Technical Routine 82.200
11 2013 Barcelona, ESP Team Free Routine 82.680
11 2013 Barcelona, ESP Free Routine Combination 82.310
12 2013 Barcelona, ESP Duet Free Routine 83.030
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Duet Technical Routine 83.200
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Technical Routine 82.300
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Team Free Routine 83.640
Preliminary round 2011 Shanghai, CHN Duet Free Routine 83.060
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA Team Free Routine 84.334
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
10 2012 Eindhoven, NED Duet 82.920
7 2012 Eindhoven, NED Team 80.940