Dana Vollmer

Swimming

Vollmer
  • 2004
  • 2012

FacebookTwitterName: Dana Vollmer
Sport: Swimming
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 150
Current Residence: Granbury, Texas
College: Cal-Berkeley

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal in 100-meter butterfly, gold in the 4x200m medley relay, gold medal in the 4x100m medley relay
  • 2004 Olympic Games, gold medal in the 4x200m freestyle
Career Highlights:
  • Won her first individual world title in the 100m fly at the 2011 FINA World Championships
  • Won the 100m fly and finished third in the 100m free at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships
  • Defended her 100m free national title while placing second in the 100m fly and 200m free events at the 2010 CP National Championships
  • Named NCAA Swimmer of the Year, Pac-10 Swimmer of the Year and Honda Sports Award Winner for swimming in 2009
  • Gold medalist on the 800m free relay that broke the 17-year-old world record at the 2004 Olympic Games; also finished sixth in the 200m free

Fun Facts: Hopes to be a cardiothorasic surgeon ... Married Andy Grant, who swam at Stanford, in the fall of 2011 ... At age 12, she was the youngest competitor at the 2000 Olympic Trials ... Took fifth in the 100m fly at 2003 Spring Nationals, just 11 days after a minor heart surgery

Learn more: 
USA Swimming



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