Carla Geurts

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Carla Geurts
Personal information
Full nameCarla Louise Maria Geurts
Nationality Netherlands
Born (1971-04-20) 20 April 1971 (age 48)
Geldrop, Netherlands
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
ClubUtrechtsche Zwemclub (UZC)
College teamBrock University

Carla Geurts (born 20 April 1971, in Geldrop) is a former freestyle swimmer who competed at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, and the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia for the Netherlands. Geurts won three silver medals during her career at the European Swimming Championships, she retired in 2001, after the 2001 World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka.

Since September 2006, Geurts had been a professor of Kinesiology and Physiology at Brock University, in St. Catharines, Ontario. Geurts lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, since marrying swimming coach Andrew Cole in 2003.


  • Dutch Olympic Committee
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Carla Geurts". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.