Event: 400-meter individual medley, 200-meter backstroke
College: University of Florida
- Two-time Olympic Olympian (2008, 2012); Two-time Olympic medalist (1 silver, 1 bronze)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, silver (400-meter individual medley), bronze (200-meter backstroke)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 4th (400-meter individual medley), 5th (200-meter backstroke)
- 2014 Pan Pacific Games, gold (400-meter individual medley), bronze (200-meter backstroke)
- 2013 FINA World Championships, Barcelona, Spain, bronze (400-meter individual medley)
- 2011 World Championships, gold (400-meter medley)
- 2010 Pan Pacific Championships, gold (200-meter backstroke, 400-meter individual medley)
- Led the Gators to a third-place team finish at the 2012 NCAA National Championships
Fun Facts: Volunteers with the Special Olympics and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank ... When she was younger, Beisel wanted to be an actress ... Her favorite movie is Remember the Titans
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