DAY Noelani Malia

24 Apr 2003
Olympic Scholarship
United States of America

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
SWM Swimming Women's 50m Freestyle  


Start Time Location Event Status
Tokyo Aquatics Centre

Biographical Information


World Championships
YearLocation50Free50Back4x100Free X4x100Medley X
2019Gwangju, KORH (28.67)H (35.17)H (4:08.19)H (4:39.91)

World Championships Short Course
YearLocation50Free50Back4x50Free X4x50Medley X
2018Hangzhou, CHNH (29.04)H (34.45)H (1:48.42)H (1:59.74)

Free - Freestyle, Back - Backstroke, Breast - Breaststroke, Fly - Butterfly, IndMed - Individual Medley, SF - Semifinal, H - Heats, DNS - Did Not Start, M - Men, W - Women, X - Mixed, DSQ - Disqualified, [Relay athlete without time] - Did not swim in final
Lani (Instagram profile, 26 Jun 2021)
In 2018 she injured her shoulder while swimming the Apolima Strait in Samoa. (TheCoconetTV YouTube channel, 13 Jul 2019)

In early 2018 she contracted dengue fever which kept her out of training for several weeks. (TheCoconetTV YouTube channel, 13 Jul 2019)
She swam regularly as a child and started competing at age eight. (TheCoconetTV YouTube channel, 13 Jul 2019)
"I grew up around the ocean. My house is right next to a lagoon and my parents always encouraged me and my brother to swim when we were younger. It wasn't until I was eight that my mum found a swim club, and as soon as I started competing I knew it was something that I wanted to continue." (TheCoconetTV YouTube channel, 13 Jul 2019)
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 26 Jun 2021)
She trained at the FINA Training Centre in Thailand ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 26 Jun 2021)
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