Name: Haley Anderson
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 10K
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
DOB: 11/20/1991
Birthplace: Santa Clara, Calif.
Hometown: Granite Bay, Calif.
High School: Granite Bay High School (Granite Bay, Calif.) '09
College: University of Southern California ’13, Communications
Team/Club: Trojan Swim Club
Coach(es): Wes Foltz and Dave Salo
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016); Olympic medalist (1 silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 5th
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, silver (10K)
  • First American woman to earn an Olympic medal in open water swimming
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – gold (5K), 9th (10K)
  • Years of participation: Open water – 2010, 2013, 2015
  • Medals: 2 (2 golds)
  • Gold – 2013 (5K); 2015 (5K)
Personal: Daughter of Randall and Colette Anderson...Has one older sister, Alyssa, and one younger sister, Jordan...Alyssa won gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games in the 4x200 freestyle...Competed in soccer, track and field, and cross-country before committing to swimming...Hobbies include reading, watching cooking and home renovation TV shows and spending time with her dog, Baxter...Appeared on FOX’s “Hell’s Kitchen” on April 1, 2016.