Lisa de la Motte

Lisa de la Motte (born April 16, 1985) is a Swazi former swimmer, who specialized in butterfly events.[1] De la Motte competed for Swaziland in the women's 100 m butterfly at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. She received a ticket from FINA, under a Universality program, in an entry time of 1:08.86.[2] She participated in heat one against two other swimmers Angela Galea of Malta and Tracy Ann Route of Micronesia. Coming from second at the final turn, she edged out Galea on the final stretch to pick up a top seed in a Swazi record of 1:06.70. De la Motte's effortless triumph was not enough to put her through to the semifinals, as she placed forty-fifth overall on the first day of prelims.[3][4]

Lisa de la Motte
Personal information
Full nameLisa de la Motte
National teamSwaziland
Born (1985-04-16) 16 April 1985
Mbabane, Swaziland
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)


  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lisa de la Motte". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 22 June 2013.
  2. "Swimming – Women's 100m Butterfly Startlist (Heat 1)" (PDF). Sydney 2000. Omega Timing. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  3. "Sydney 2000: Swimming – Women's 100m Butterfly Heat 2" (PDF). Sydney 2000. LA84 Foundation. p. 224. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 August 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2013.
  4. Newberry, Paul (16 September 2000). "Thompson anchors U.S. relay win; Thorpe wins 400 free". Retrieved 28 May 2013.
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