Name: Ryan Murphy
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 100m backstroke, 200m backstroke
Height: 6-3
Weight: 200
DOB: 7/2/1995
Birthplace: Palos Heights, Ill.
Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.
High School: The Bolles School (Jacksonville, Fla.) ‘13
College: University of California, Berkeley ‘17, Undeclared
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Three-time Olympic medalist (3 golds)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x100m medley, 100m back, 200m back)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – gold (4x100m medley); 5th (200m back)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2015
  • Medals: 1 (gold)
  • Gold – 2015 (4x100m medley)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2011 Pan American Games, bronze (200m back)
Personal: Son of Pat and Katy Murphy...Has one older brother, Patrick and one older sister, Shannon...Interests include sailing, home improvement projects and watching sports...Likes to wear festive socks on race days...Favorite professional sports teams are the Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs (MLB) and Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL).