Full name: Lynn Ann Colella
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: June 13, 1950 in Seattle, Washington, United States
Affiliations: Cascade Swim Club
Country: United States
Related Olympians: Sister of Rick Colella.
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Lynn Colella started competitive swimming at the age of 10 and her first international success came in 1971 when she won two golds and a bronze at the Pan-American Games. After her silver medal at the Olympics she placed third in both the 200m breaststroke and 200m butterfly at the 1973 World Championships. Her younger brother, [Rick Colella], won four Pan-American Games gold medals and joined his sister on the 1972 Olympic team. Aided by a scholarship from the Phillips Petroleum Co., Lynn earned a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, where she later pursued postgraduate studies.
|1972 Summer||22||München||Swimming||Women's 200 metres Butterfly||United States||USA||2||Silver|
|1972 Summer||22||München||Swimming||United States||Final||2||2:16.34||31.78||=5||1:06.63||4||1:41.28||3||34.85 (5)||34.65 (1)||35.06 (2)|
|1972 Summer||22||München||Swimming||United States||Round One||Heat Three||1||Q||2:18.80||32.07||2||1:07.88||2||1:42.97||1||35.81 (2)||35.09 (1)||35.83 (1)|