Colleen Lanne

Colleen Anne Lanné[1] (born August 18, 1979) is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States in the Olympics, FINA world championships and Pan American Games. She competed internationally in freestyle swimming events.

Colleen Lanné
Personal information
Full nameColleen Anne Lanné
National team United States
Born (1979-08-18) August 18, 1979
Tucson, Arizona
Height5 ft 9.5 in (1.765 m)
Weight143 lb (65 kg)
College teamTexas Longhorns

Lanné qualified for the 2004 U.S. Olympic team in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay after finishing sixth in the 100-meter freestyle at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials. She earned a silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by swimming for the second-place U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay.

In 2002 Lanne' was a silver medalist in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay at the Short Course World Championships. She won a silver in the 200-meter freestyle, as well as gold medals in the 4×100-meter and 4×200-meter freestyle relays at the 2003 Pan American Games.

Lanné attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she swam for the Texas Longhorns swimming and diving team.

See also


  1. Colleen's last name is spelled Lanne' or Lanné, though she went by the former in meets (with the apostrophe rather than the accented "e") due to a systemic problem which prevented the "é" character's use.
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Colleen Lanne". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  • USA Swimming bio page

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