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Andrew Chetcuti

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Andrew Chetcuti
Personal information
Full nameAndrew Chetcuti
NationalityMalta
Born (1992-11-19) 19 November 1992 (age 27)
Pietà, Malta
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight159 lb (72 kg)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesFreestyle, butterfly

Andrew Chetcuti (born 19 November 1992 in Pietà[1]) is a Maltese freestyle and butterfly swimmer specialising in short course events. He holds 5 individual national records, and 2 in relays.

Chetcuti was one of five athletes to represent Team Malta in the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2] Chetcuti placed third in the 100 m freestyle, but did not qualify for the semi-finals.[3]

He competed in the Men's 100 m freestyle event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He placed 51st in the heats with a time of 51.37 seconds. He did not qualify for the semifinals.[4] He was the flagbearer for Malta during the Parade of Nations.[5]

Personal life

Chetcuti currently lives in Worcester, Massachusetts in the United States after residing in the United Arab Emirates, his place of residence since 1995. Chetcuti is currently studying for a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at MCPHS University. He was a Biology major at Georgia Institute of Technology.[6] Chetcuti attended high school at Dubai College where he was Head Boy.[7]

Personal bests and records held

Long course (50 m)
Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 23.65 NR 29 July 2011 XIV FINA World Championships Shanghai, China [8]
100 m freestyle 51.98 NR 31 May 2011 Games of the Small States of Europe Vaduz, Liechtenstein [9]
200 m freestyle 1:57.41 NR 29 Feb 2012 Irish Olympic Trials Dublin, Republic of Ireland
100 m freestyle 51.67 (h)NR 31 July 2012 London Olympics (Team Malta) London, United Kingdom [10]
Short course (25 m)
Event Time


Date Meet Location Ref
50 m freestyle 23.14 (h)NR 16 Dec 2010 2010 FINA World Swimming Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [11]
100 m freestyle 50.86 (h)NR 18 Dec 2010 2010 FINA World Swimming Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [12]
50 m butterfly 24.99 (h)NR 17 Dec 2010 2010 FINA World Swimming Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [13]
100 m butterfly 56.98 (h)NR 15 Dec 2010 2010 FINA World Swimming Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [14]
Legend: WRWorld record; EREuropean record; NRMaltese record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

References

  1. ^ "Andrew Chetcuti – Swimming – Olympic Athlete | London 2012". Archived from the original on 22 July 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  2. ^ Hammond, Ashley (30 July 2012). "Sport Chetcuti braces for Olympic debut". Gulf News. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Andrew Chetcuti places third in 100m freestyle". di-ve Beta. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-26. Retrieved 2016-08-27.
  5. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-27.
  6. ^ "Chetcuti Headed To 2012 Olympics; Two More Make U.S. Olympic Trials". RamblinWreck.com. 7 Jun 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012.
  7. ^ Gulf News: Andrew Chetcuti – Dubai dream, retrieved 2011,01,15.
  8. ^ "Men's 50m Freestyle Results" (PDF). Lie-Games 2011. 2011-06-02. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-30. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  9. ^ "Men's 100m Freestyle Results" (PDF). Lie-Games 2011. 2011-05-31. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-20. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  10. ^ Hammond, Ashley (31 July 2012). "Chetcuti sets new Maltese record in 100m freestyle". Gulf News. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  11. ^ "Men's 50m Freestyle Heats Results" (PDF). Omega Timing. 2010-12-16. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-01-25. Retrieved 2010-12-16.
  12. ^ "Men's 100m Freestyle Heats Results" (PDF). Omega Timing. 2010-12-18. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-01-24. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
  13. ^ "Men's 50m Butterfly Heats Results" (PDF). Omega Timing. 2010-12-17. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-01-24. Retrieved 2010-12-17.
  14. ^ "Men's 100m Butterfly Heats Results" (PDF). Omega Timing. 2010-12-15. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-01-24. Retrieved 2010-12-15.
Olympic Games
Preceded by
William Chetcuti
Flagbearer for  Malta
Rio de Janeiro 2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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Andrew Chetcuti
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