Kira Toussaint (born 22 May 1994) is a Dutch competitive swimmer who specializes in backstroke.
|Born||22 May 1994|
|College team||Tennessee Volunteers|
In the semifinals of the 2012 European Short Course Championships in Chartres, France, she broke the Dutch record in the 100 meter backstroke (short course) with a time of 57.16 s. She finished 4th in the final.
Toussaint qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the 100 meter backstroke. Her time of 1:00.25 exactly matched the Olympic Qualifying Time. She finished 18th in the heats and did not advance to the semifinals.
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