Name: Ashley Twichell
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 10-kilometer
Height: 5-9
Weight: 138
DOB: 6/15/1989
Birthplace: Mt. Kisco, N.Y.
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.Y.
High School: Fayetteville-Manlius High School (Manlius, N.Y.)
College: Duke University ’11, Psychology
Team/Club: TAC Titans
Coach(es): John Payne
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 - 6th (10-kilometer)
  • Years of participation: Open Water – 2011, 2015, 2017, 2019; Short Course – 2016
  • Medals: 5 (2 golds, 2 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2017 (5K); 2011 (5K team relay)
  • Silver – 2017 (mixed 5K team relay); 2016 (800-meter freestyle)
  • Bronze – 2011 (5K)
Other Career Highlights
  • Guadalajara 2011 Pan American Games, silver (800-meter freestyle)
Personal: Daughter of Terry and Deirdre Twichell...Has three siblings, Brandon, Ryan and Carly...Began swimming at age three, when they all joined the local swim team...Swam at Duke University...Underwent shoulder surgery in 2014...Enjoys reading, crafting, cooking, baking and going to the beach.