Name: Olivia Smoliga
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m backstroke
Height: 6-2
Weight: 165
DOB: 10/12/1994
Birthplace: Phoenix, Ariz.
Hometown: Glenview, Ill.
High School: Glenbrook South High School (Glenview, Ill.) ‘12
College: University of Georgia ’17, Psychology
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x100m medley); 6th (100m back)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – Gold (50m back), bronze (100m back)
  • Years of participation: Long-course – 2017, 2019; Short-Course – 2012, 2018
  • Medals: 15 (12 golds, 1 silver, 2 bronzes)
  • Gold – 2012 (100m back); 2018 (50m back, 100m back, 4x200m freestyle, 4x200m medley, 4x200m mixed free, 4x200m mixed medley, 4x400m medley, 4x400m freestyle); 2017 (4x100m freestyle); 2019 (50m back, 4x100m medley)
  • Silver – 2012 (50m back)
  • Bronze – 2012 (4x400m medley); 2019 (100m back)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, silver (100m back)
Personal: Daughter of Elizabeth and Tom Smoliga...Named 2013 Swimming World Magazine Female High School Swimmer of the Year.