Name: Rachel Bootsma
Sport: Swimming
Current Residence: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
College: UC Berkeley, '16

Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, gold medal in the 4x100m medley relay
Career Highlights:
  • Qualified for the 2012 Olympic team by finishing second in the 100m back
  • Took second in the 100m back at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships
  • Placed third in the 100m back at the 2010 CP National Championships
  • Won the 100m back at the 2009 U.S. Open; also led the 400m medley relay team, becoming the first junior national swimmer to break one minute in the 100m back

Fun Facts: Has a cat named Rosie ... Always wears the same earrings during meets ... Likes hanging out with friends, cooking, baking, relaxing

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