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BIO
  • Specialty:

    Breaststroke
  • Country:

    Estonia
  • Hometown:

    Tallinn
  • Date of Birth:

    4/17/1991

Merle Liivand is an Estonian National Team breaststroke specialist. She has been a part of many elite international competitions in her career, such as the World Youth Championships, the European Olympic Festival and the World Cup series. Liivand splits her time between Estonia and Florida, where she trains and also coaches the next generation of talented swimmers. While in Florida, she also been invited to help work with the Special Olympics’ aquatic athletes. Liivand has also tried her hand at open water, where she is a bronze medalist in Estonia.


CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
3-time Baltic Champion (100 & 200 Breaststroke)
4th place at the Nordic Championships (Iceland, 2005)
International Swimming Festival (Germany), Bronze Medalist (x2)
Women’s 50m Breaststroke champion, Estonia-Finnish dual
TOP ARTICLES
A Conversation with Merle Liivand

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