Amanda BeardEdit

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Country: USA
Sport: Aquatics-Swimming
Events: Backstroke, Medley
Best Finish: Gold 1996 & 2004 Olympics
Olympics: 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008


Born: October 29, 1981, in Newport Beach, California
Height: 1.72 m (5 ft 7 1⁄2 in)
College team: University of Arizona

An accomplished Olympic swimmer with 7 Olympic medals (2 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze), Amanda Beard has also become a successful model and actress. Beard hung up the swim cap after the 2008 Olympics, but has given it a second thought and came out of retirement in August of 2010 to compete again in hopes of making Team USA for the 2012 Olympics.

Competition ResultsEdit

2004 Summer Olympics - Athens

  • Gold 200m breaststroke
  • Silver 200m medley
  • Silver 4x100m medley

2000 Summer Olympics - Sydney
  • Bronze 200m breaststroke

1996 Summer Olympics - Atlanta
  • Gold 4x100m medley
  • Silver 100m breaststroke
  • Silver 200m breaststroke



TV shows: "Best Damn Sports Show" Movie: "Young Guns" Music: Greatful Dead, Neil Diamond

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