Amanda Weir


Name: Amanda Weir
Sport: Swimming
Height: 6’1”
Weight: 168
Current Residence: Lawrenceville, Georgia
College: USC

Olympic Experience:
  • 2004 Olympic Games, silver medals in the 400m freestyle relay and in the 400m medley relay
  • 2012 Olympic Games, bronze in 4x100-meter freestyle relay
Career Highlights:
  • At the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships, she finished second in the 100m free and sixth in the 50m free
  • Part of the world record-setting 400m medley relay team at the 2009 MOO Duel in the pool
  • Finished fourth in the 100m free and 400m free relay at the 2009 FINA World Championships
  • Won individual silver in the 100m free at the 2006 Pan Pacifics
  • Broke the Pan American record in the 100m free leading off the 400m free relay at the 2003 Pan Am Games, becoming the fourth-fastest American ever in that event

Fun Facts: Father played basketball at Central College in Iowa, and mom ran track at Central College ... Husband, Chris, is a coach and former swimmer at University of North Carolina Wilmington ... Younger brother, Caleb, swims for University of Texas and was an Olympic Trials qualifier ... Has an Italian greyhound named Jupiter ... Loves drawing and aspires to be an interior designer

Learn more: 
USA Swimming

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