Amanda Weir

Swimming

Name: Amanda Weir
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 4x100m freestyle
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
DOB: 3/11/1986
Birthplace: Davenport, Iowa
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Ga.
High School: Brookwood High School (Snellville, Ga.) ‘04
College: University of Southern California ‘09, Fine Art
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2004, 2012, 2016); Four-time Olympic medalist (3 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, silver (4x100m free)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, bronze (4x100m free)
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, silver (4x100m free, 4x100m medley)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2011 – gold (4x100m medley); silver (4x100m free)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2005, 2007, 2011; Short Course – 2004, 2006
  • Medals: 11 (3 golds, 6 silvers, 2 bronzes)
  • Gold – 2004 (4x100m free); 2007 (4x200m free); 2011 (4x100m medley)
  • Silver – 2004 (4x100m medley); 2005 (4x100m medley); 2006 (4x100m medley); 2007 (4x100m free, 4x100m medley); 2011 (4x100m free)
  • Bronze – 2005 (4x100m free); 2006 (4x200m free)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, 8th (100m free)
  • 2003 Pan American Games, gold (4x100m free, 4x100m medley)
Personal: Daughter of Jim and Julie Weir...Has one young brother, Caleb, who swam at the University of Texas and qualified to compete at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials...Married Chris Davis on Oct. 15, 2011...Great uncle, Burl Ives, was a singer and actor...Nicknamed “Hollywood” because she loves wearing sunglasses...Aspires to pursue a career in interior design...Enjoys photography, cooking, drawing, reading and shopping.

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