Name: Kathleen Baker
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m backstroke
Height: 5-8
Weight: 149
DOB: 2/28/1997
Birthplace: Winston Salem, N.C.
Hometown: Winston Salem, N.C.
High School: Forsyth Country Day School (Lewisville, N.C.); Homeschooled ‘15
College: University of California, Berkeley ‘19, Public Health
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Two-time Olympic medalist (1 gold, 1 silver)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x100m IM relay); silver (100m back)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – 8th (100m back)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2015; Short Course – 2014
  • Medals: 1 (silver)
  • Silver – 2014 (4x50m free)
Personal: Daughter of Norris and Kimberley Baker...Has one sister, Rachel...Aspires to pursue a career in nursing after graduation.