Name: Lia Neal
Caps:
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100-meter 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
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, silver (4x100m free)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, bronze (4x100m free)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – gold (400-meter freestyle relay, 400 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay), silver (800 freestyle relay), 7th (100 freestyle)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2015, 2017; Short Course – 2018
  • Medals: 6 (4 golds, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
  • Gold – 2018 (400 freestyle relay, 400 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay), 2017 (400 freestyle relay)
  • Silver – 2018 (800 freestyle relay)
  • Bronze – 2015 (400 freestyle relay)
Personal: Daughter of Siu and Rome Neal... Has three siblings: Rome, Smile and Treasure...Father, Rome, is an avid athlete, competing in multiple New York City Marathons...Enjoys, eating, cooking, watching movies, hanging out with friends, curating music playlists and discovering new restaurants and shops…Speaks fluent Cantonese and Mandarin.