Simone Manuel (2018)
|Surname:||Simone Ashley Manuel|
|Swimming style (s) :||Freestyle swimming|
|College team:||Stanford University|
|Birthday:||2nd August 1996|
|Place of birth:||Sugar Land , Texas|
Simone Ashley Manuel (born August 2, 1996 in Sugar Land , Texas ) is an American swimmer who specializes in freestyle swimming over short distances. At the 2016 Summer Olympics , she won two gold medals (over 100 m freestyle - at the same time as Penny Oleksiak - and the 4 × 100 m individual medals) and two silver medals. She became the first African American woman to win an Olympic gold medal, swimming an Olympic and American record.
Manuel improved three world records as a member of a season. Since 2014 studies at Stanford University , where she swims for the Stanford Cardinals. With Stanford, she won the 2017 and 2018 NCAA Women's Team Championship in Swimming and Diving.
She has two older brothers, one of whom plays basketball for Southern Methodist University . She graduated from Fort Bend Austin High School in 2014 and began studying at Stanford University .
|Long track (50 m)|
|50 m freestyle||23.97||Budapest , Hungary||July 30, 2017||NR , AM|
|100 m freestyle||52.04||Gwangju , South Korea||26th July 2019||NR, AM|
|50 yd freestyle (SC)||21.17||March 16, 2017|
|100 yd freestyle (SC)||45.56||18th March 2017||NR, AM|
- NR - national record
- AM - American record
|4 × 50 m layers mixed||1: 37.17||Glasgow , Scotland||December 21, 2013|
|4 × 100 m freestyle mixed||3: 23.05||Kazan , Russia||August 8, 2015|
|4 × 100 m layers||3: 45.20||Indianapolis , USA||December 11, 2015|
|4 × 100 m layers mixed||3: 38.56||Budapest Hungary||July 27, 2017|
|4 × 100 m freestyle mixed||3: 19.60||Budapest, Hungary||29th July 2017|
|4 × 100 m layers||3: 51.55||Budapest, Hungary||July 30, 2017|
|4 × 100 m freestyle mixed||3: 19.40||Gwangju , South Korea||July 27, 2019|
- ↑ with Eugene Godsoe, Kevin Cordes and Claire Donahue
- ↑ with Ryan Lochte , Nathan Adrian and Missy Franklin
- ↑ Short course record with Courtney Bartholomew, Katie Meili and Kelsi Worrell
- ↑ with Matt Grevers , Lilly King and Caeleb Dressel
- ↑ with Caeleb Dressel , Nathan Adrian and Mallory Comerford
- ↑ with Kathleen Baker , Lilly King and Kelsi Worrell
- ↑ with Caeleb Dressel, Zach Apple and Mallory Comerford
- Simone Manuel at FINA
- Simone Manuel on Olympic.org - The Official website of the Olympic movement (English)
- Simone Manuel at USA Swimming
- Simone Manuel at the United States Olympic Committee
- ↑ Simone Manuel. (No longer available online.) In: NBC Olympics. NBC , archived from the original on October 11, 2016 ; accessed on August 12, 2016 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ^ Ko Bragg: 5 Things to Know About Simone Manuel. NBC, August 12, 2016; accessed August 11, 2019 .
- ^ Whitney Gaspard: Simone Manuel Makes History: 5 Things to Know About the Olympic Medalist. In: Essence. August 12, 2016. Retrieved August 12, 2016 .
- ↑ Simone Manuel. USA Swimming, accessed August 12, 2016 .
- ↑ Manuel Breaks American Record with 23.97 for 50 Free Bronze. In: SwimSwam. July 30, 2017. Retrieved May 15, 2018 (American English).
- ↑ Women's 100m freestyle results summary. Omega Timing, July 28, 2017, accessed May 15, 2018 .
- ^ Duel in the Pool: Team USA Uses World Record in Tiebreaker Mixed Relay to Win 132-131. (No longer available online.) In: Swimming World. December 21, 2013, archived from the original on December 24, 2013 ; accessed on May 15, 2018 .
- ↑ 16th FINA World Championships. Omega Watches, accessed May 15, 2018 .
- ↑ Watch Team USA Set Women's 400 Medley Relay World Record (ALL DUEL RACE VIDEOS!). In: Swimming World. December 11, 2015, accessed May 15, 2018 .
- ↑ Who's Winning? Who Knows? Welcome To Mixed Medley Relay. (No longer available online.) Associated Press , July 27, 2017, archived from the original on July 29, 2017 ; Retrieved July 29, 2017 . Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ↑ Swimming: Treble-gold Dressel helps US break mixed 4x100m freestyle record. The Strait Times , July 30, 2017, accessed August 1, 2017 .
- ↑ Watch USA Eclipse WR in 4x100m Medley Relay (Race Video). SwimSwam, accessed August 1, 2017 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Manuel, Simone Ashley (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American swimmer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2nd August 1996|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Sugar Land , Texas|