Name: Ryan Held
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 4x100m freestyle
DOB: 6/25/1995
Birthplace: Springfield, Ill.
Hometown: Springfield, Ill.
High School: Sacred Heart Griffin (Springfield, Ill.) ‘14
College: North Carolina State University ’18, Undeclared
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Olympic medalist (gold)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x100m free)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 NCAA Championships, 1st (4x100-yard free); 4th (100-yard free); 7th (50-yard free); 9th (200-yard free)
  • 2015 NCAA Championships, 2nd (4x100-yard free; 4x200-yard free)
Personal: Son of Cheryl and Randy Held.