Dana Vollmer

Swimming

Name: Dana Vollmer
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m butterfly, 4x100m freestyle
Height: 6-1
Weight: 150
DOB: 11/13/1987
Birthplace: Syracuse, N.Y.
Hometown: Grandbury, Texas
High School: Granbury High School (Granbury, Texas) ‘05
College: University of California, Berkeley ‘10, Anthropology
Olympic Experience
  • Three-time Olympian (2004, 2012, 2016); Seven-time Olympic medalist (5 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x100m medley); silver (4x100m free); bronze (100m fly)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (100m fly, 4x100m medley, 4x200m free)
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold (4x200m free); 6th (200m free)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2013 – gold (4x100m medley); bronze (100m fly); 8th (50m fly)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013; Short Course – 2004, 2010
  • Medals: 16 (6 golds, 6 silvers, 4 bronzes)
  • Gold – 2004 (4x100m free, 4x200m free); 2007 (4x200m free); 2011 (100m fly, 4x100m medley); 2013 (4x100m medley)
  • Silver – 2007 (4x100m free, 4x100m medley); 2009 (4x200m free); 2010 (4x100m free, 4x100m medley); 2011 (4x100m free)
  • Bronze – 2004 (200m free); 2009 (200m free); 2010 (100m fly); 2013 (100m fly)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2003 Pan American Games, gold (200m free, 4x200m free, 4x100m medley)
Personal: Daughter of Les and Cathy Vollmer...Has one brother, Nick...Married Andy Grant on Aug. 20, 2011...Has one son, Arlen...At age 12, was the youngest competitor at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team Trials...Attended the University of Florida as a freshman, then transferred to the University of California, Berkeley in 2006...Enjoys playing the piano and guitar, reading, interior design, shopping and woodworking.

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