Name: MeiMei White
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 400m Freestyle, 200m IM, 100, Breast
Classification: S9, SB8, SM9
Height: 5-4
Weight: 126
DOB: 1/21/2004
Birthplace: LianYunGang, China
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
High School: Homeschooled
Team/Club: Highlander Aquatics
Coach(es): Todd Mann
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 World Para Swimming World Series Indianapolis, 1st (100 breaststroke, 400 freestyle), 3rd (200 IM)
  • 2018 World Para Swimming World Series, 3rd (400 freestyle), 5th (100 freestyle), 6th (50 freestyle)
Personal: MeiMei grew up in Macon, Georgia after being adopted from China at 18 months. She was born with proximal femoral focal deficiency of her right leg and has had several surgeries on that leg. An above the knee amputee, MeiMei began swimming at age 5 with coach Fred Lamback. At age 11, MeiMei moved to Orlando, Florida, with her mom to swim with Highlander Aquatics. The rest of the family remains in Georgia so they travel back and forth frequently…Daughter of Michael and Kelley White…Has one brother, Keegan, and one sister, Mackenzie… Hobbies include reading, listening to music, spending time with family, and drawing…Has two black labs, Radar and Yana… Favorite musician is One Republic…Favorite movies are anything Marvel.