Name: Allison Schmitt
Sport: Swimming
Event(s): 4x100-meter Freestyle Relay, 200 Freestyle
Height: 6-1
DOB: 6/7/1990
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hometown: Canton, Mich.
High School: Canton High School (Canton, Mich.) ‘08
College: University of Georgia ‘13, Psychology
Team/Club: Sun Devil Swimming/NBAC
Coach(es): Bob Bowman
Olympic Experience
  • Four-time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016, 2020); ten-time Olympic medalist (4 golds, 3 silvers, 3 bronzes)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver (4x200-meter freestyle relay), bronze (4x100-meter freestyle relay)
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, gold (4x200 freestyle relay), silver (4x100 freestyle relay)
  • Olympic Games London 2012, gold (200 freestyle, 4x200 freestyle relay, 4x100 medley), silver (400 freestyle), bronze (4x100 freestyle relay)
  • Olympic Games Beijing 2008, bronze (4x200 freestyle relay), 9th (200 freestyle)
  • Only the seventh American swimmer to make four Olympic Teams
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – silver (4x100 freestyle relay, 4x200 freestyle relay), 14th (200 freestyle)
  • Years of participation: Long Course – 2009, 2011, 2019
  • Medals: 5 (1 gold, 4 silvers)
  • Gold – 2011 (4x200 freestyle relay)
  • Silver – 2019 (4x100 freestyle relay, 4x200 freestyle relay); 2009 (200 freestyle, 4x200 freestyle)
Personal: Daughter of Ralph and Gail Schmitt...Has three sisters, Kirsten and twins, Kari and Sarah; and one brother, Derek...Nicknamed “Schmitty”...She loves working with children...Passionate about the mental health field and is planning on pursuing a career in mental health post swimming...Pursing a masters in social work...Interests include scrapbooking, photography, and playing outdoor games and board games.