Name: Lia Neal
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 4x100m freestyle
Height: 5-10
Weight: 165
DOB: 2/13/1995
Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Covenant of the Sacred Heart (Manhattan, N.Y.) ‘13
College: Stanford University ‘17, Science, Technology and Society
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Two-time Olympic medalist (silver, bronze)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, silver (4x100m free)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, bronze (4x100m free)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – bronze (4x100m free)
  • Years of participation: Long Course -- 2015
  • Medals: 1 (bronze)
  • Bronze – 2015 (4x100m free)
Personal: Daughter of Siu and Rome Neal... Has three brothers, Rome, Smile and Treasure...Father, Rome, is an avid athlete, competing in four New York City Marathons...Interests include listening to music, going to concerts and watching movies...Speaks fluent Cantonese and is studying Mandarin.