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Bruin Profile - Elvira Fischer
By: UCLA Athletics

Jan. 22, 2002

Elvira Fischer

Sport: Women's Swimming & Diving

Year: Senior

Hometown: Vienna, Austria

High School: BGA Stubenbaslei

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What is your nickname?

Why did you come to UCLA?
Athletics and education

What is your favorite place on campus?
My room

What has been the highlight of your athletic career?
Competing in two Olympics and placing 10th in the 200m breast stroke at the 2001 World Championships

Who inspired you to swim?
My first coach

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection?
Life Is Beautiful

What is your favorite type of music?
Jazz, drum & bass, house, acid jazz, classic rock

What is the last CD you bought?

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be and why?
Sigmund Freud because he has an interesting perspective of the human mind

If you could know the answer to one question, what would that question be?
How did we evolve?

What is the one thing you would not do no matter how much money you were offered?
Kill somebody

What is something about yourself that few people know?
I lived in Algeria for three years when I was little

If you could travel in time, where would you go?
The 1930's or 1960's

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
All of them

Who is the most famous person you have met?
Lenny Krayzelburg

If you could invite someone famous over to dinner, who would it be and what would you be eating?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wienerschnitzel

What is your worst habit?
Being impatient

What is your favorite thing to do outside of sports?
Seeing my friends, going out, reading

What are your favorite colors?
Black and red

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