Allison Schmitt


Name: Allison Schmitt
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 4x200m freestyle
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
DOB: 6/7/1990
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hometown: Canton, Mich.
High School: Canton High School (Canton, Mich.) ‘08
College: University of Georgia ‘13, Psychology
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016); Eight-time Olympic medalist (4 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x200m free); silver (4x100m free)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (200m free, 4x200m free, 4x100m medley); silver (400m free), bronze (4x100m free)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, bronze (4x200m free); 9th (200m free)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2011 – gold (4x200m free); 6th (200m free)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2009, 2011
  • Medals: 3 (1 gold, 2 silvers)
  • Gold – 2011 (4x200m free)
  • Silver – 2009 (200m free, 4x200m free)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (200m free, 4x200m free, 4x100m medley); silver (4x100m free)
Personal: Daughter of Ralph and Gail Schmitt...Has three sisters, Kirsten and twins, Kari and Sarah; and one brother, Derek...Nicknamed “Schmitty”...Interests include scrapbooking, photography, and playing outdoor games and board games.

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