Name: Simone Manuel
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
DOB: 8/2/1996
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Hometown: Sugar Land, Texas
High School: Fort Bend Austin High School (Sugar Land, Texas) ‘14
College: Stanford University ‘18, Communications
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016); Four-time Olympic medalist (2 golds, 2 silvers)
  • Rio 2016, gold (4x100m medley, 100m free); silver (4x100m free, 50m free)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 4th (4x100m medley); 6th (100m free); 8th (50m free)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Medals: 15 (10 golds, 3 silvers, 2 bronzes)
  • Gold – 2019 (50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 400 medley, 400 mixed freestyle); 2017 (100m freestyle, 400 freestyle, 400 medley, 400 mixed medley); 2015 (400 mixed freestyle); 2013 (4x100m free)
  • Silver – 2019 (400 freestyle, 800 freestyle, 400 mixed medley)
  • Bronze – 2017 (50m freestyle); 2015 (400 freestyle)
Personal: Daughter of Marc and Sharron Manuel...Has two older brothers, Christopher and Ryan...Enjoys listening to upbeat music when working out and gospel music always motivates her...If she wasn’t a competitive swimmer, she would be either a singer or dancer...Hobbies include backing and cooking because it relaxes her...Other interests include traveling, and collecting sunglasses and pictures.