Name: Haley Anderson
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): Open Water: 400-meter freestyle, 800 freestyle, 1,500 freestyle
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
DOB: 11/20/1991
Birthplace: Santa Clara, Calif.
Hometown: Granite Bay, Calif.
High School: Granite Bay High School (Granite Bay, Calif.) '09
College: University of Southern California ’13, Communications
Coach(es): Dave Salo
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Olympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Rio 2016, 5th (10K)
  • London 2012, silver (10K)
  • First American to earn an Olympic medal in open water swimming
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – silver (10K)
  • Years of participation: Open Water – 2010, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 4 (2 golds, 2 silvers)
  • Gold – 2013 (5K); 2015 (5K)
  • Silver – 2017 (mixed 5K team relay); 2019 (10K)
Personal: Daughter of Randall and Colette Anderson...Colette swam at University of Hawaii…Has one older sister, Alyssa, and one younger sister, Jordan, both are swimmers...Alyssa won gold at the Olympic Games London 2012 in the 4x200 freestyle...Competed in soccer, track and field, and cross-country before committing to swimming...Hobbies include reading, watching cooking and home renovation TV shows and spending time with her dog, Baxter...Appeared on “Hell’s Kitchen” in 2016.