Name: Gillian Ryan
Sport:
Aquatics
Discipline:
Swimming
Height:
5-9
Weight: 175
Birthplace: Allentown, Pa. 
Hometown: Kutztown, Pa.
High School: 
Kutztown Area High School (Kutztown, Pa.) ‘14
College: University of Michigan ’18, Neuroscience

Career Highlights:

  • 2013 U.S. Open, gold (400- and 800m freestyle), silver (1,500m freestyle)
  • 2013 National Championships, bronze (800m freestyle), 4th (400m freestyle), 4th (1,500m freestyle)
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, 3rd (800m freestyle), 4th (400m freestyle), 7th (800m freestyle), 28th (200m freestyle)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold (400m freestyle)
  • 2011 National Championships, gold (800m freestyle), 5th (400m freestyle)


Personal: Daughter of Wendy and James Ryan…Has one brother, Jamie…Speaks Spanish…Began swimming at age 6…Hobbies include playing the oboe, saxophone and piano, reading and writing poetry…Favorite books are The Outsiders and To Kill a Mockingbird…Favorite food is peanut butter…Loves wearing hats.


Learn More:
 
USA Swimming