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2011-12 Swimming & Diving
Christina Tanninen
Christina Tanninen
Christina Tanninen

CLASSSo.
EVENTSFree
HOMETOWNBurlington, Ontario
PREVIOUS SCHOOLNelson

As A Senior (2013-14)
Set two career highs at the CCSA Championships (Feb. 19) finishing the 50 free in 23.45 and the 100 free in 51.03 for fifth place … recorded two season highs at the Georgia Tech Fall Invite (Nov. 22) registering a 2:00.61 in the 200 free and a 57.75 in the 100 fly … was part of the 400 free relay team that touched first and finished with a program- and CCSA-record 3:20.13 at the CCSA Championships … was part of the 200 free relay team that placed first with a program-record 1:30.24 at the conference championship meet …  anchored the 200 medley relay that placed second with a program-record 1:38.82 at CCSAs … was part of the 400 medley  relay team that finished with a program-record 3:40.69 at GT.

As A Junior (2012-13)
Finished with a season-best time of 24.13 in the 50 free at CCSA … swam a season-best time of 52.55 in the 100 free at the Georgia Tech Invite (Nov. 30) … swam a personal-best time of 28.44 in the 50 fly at the dual meet against Radford (Jan. 7) … finished with a season-best time of 1:00.01 in the 100 fly at the All Florida Invite (Sept. 28) … earned a personal-best time of 1:09.72 in the 100 IM at the dual meet against Radford (Jan. 7). 

As A Sophomore (2011-12) 
Earned CCSA All-Conference honors after being a part of a pair of first place finishes in the 200-medley and 400-medley relay team at the 2012 CCSA Championship … Also was a part of a pair of second place finishes in the 200-free and 400-free relay team at the 2012 CCSA Championship … Took seventh in the 50 free with a career-best time of 23.57 in the CCSA Championship … second on the team in the 50 free and the 100 free … Has contributed to the team in seven different events this season (50 free, 100 free, 50 breast, 50 back, 100 back, 50 fly, 100 fly).

As A Freshman (2010-11)
Earned CCSA All-Conference status after finishing third in the 100 free at the league meet … owns the second fastest time in program history in the 50 free, the fourth fastest in the 100 free and fifth in the 100 fly … was part of the second-place 200 and 400 free relay team and the first-place 200 medley relay team at the CCSA championship (Feb. 17) … finished fourth in the 50 free with a time of 23.67 at the championship as well.

Personal
Daughter of Satu and Jari Tanninen … dad made the 1980 Olympic swim team for Finland and swam under Don Talbot for 10 years in Thunder Bay, Ontario … has a brother, Chris (22) … her dad was her coach … plans to major in communications and a minor in marketing and advertising.

Top Times
50 Free – 23.45 (2014 CCSA)
100 Free – 51.03 (2014 CCSA)
200 Free – 1:53.20 (2010 Georgia Tech Fall Invite)
100 Back – 1:03.71 (2011 CCSA)
100 Fly – 57.13 (2011 CCSA)