Senele Dlamini

Senele Dlamini (born April 1, 1992) is a Swazi swimmer, who specialized in freestyle and backstroke events.[1] She represented her nation Swaziland at the 2008 Summer Olympics, finishing among the top 65 swimmers in the 50 m freestyle.

Senele Dlamini
Personal information
Full nameSenele Dlamini
National teamSwaziland
Born (1992-04-01) 1 April 1992
Lobamba, Swaziland
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight52 kg (115 lb)

Dlamini received a Universality invitation from FINA to compete as a lone female swimmer for the Swaziland team in the 50 m freestyle at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Swimming on the outside in heat four, Dlamini smashed the 28-second barrier to take the second spot with a personal lifetime best of 28.70, but fell behind the winner Ximene Gomes of Mozambique by more than half a second. Dlamini failed to advance to the semifinals, as she placed sixty-first overall out of ninety-two swimmers in the prelims.[2]


  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Senele Dlamini". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
  2. "Swimming: Women's 50m Freestyle Heat 4". Beijing 2008. NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
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