- Breeja Larson is an American competition swimmer who specializes in the breaststroke, and is an Olympic gold medalist
- She earned a gold medal in the 4×100-meter medley relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics
|Born:||16 April 1992 Comment |
|How old is Breeja Larson in 2021? / Age: ||29 years
Who is Breeja Larson? / Facts
- Larson was born in Mesa, Arizona, one of seven sisters
- She later moved to Boise, Idaho where she attended Centennial High School in Boise, Idaho for three years and graduated from Mountain View High School in Mesa in 2010
- She swam for the Centennial Patriot and Mountain View Toros high school swim teams
- As a senior, she was the state runner-up in the 100-yard breaststroke
- She also lettered in softball and track and field
- She attended Texas A&M University, where she swam for the Texas A&M Aggies swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 2011 to 2014
- As a freshman, she finished second in both the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke at the 2011 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships; as a sophomore in 2012, she was the NCAA national champion in the 100-yard breaststroke, and finished third in the 200-yard event
- She was a senior during the 2013–14 school year
- She is the current American record-holder in the 100-yard and 200-yard breaststroke 57.43 and 2:04.48, respectively
- At the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, the qualifying meet for the 2012 Olympics, Larson made the US Olympic team for the first time by winning the 100-meter breaststroke in a time of 1:05.92, ahead of favorite Rebecca Soni
- At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, she earned a gold medal by swimming for the winning US team in the preliminaries of the 4×100-meter medley relay
- At the final 100-meter breaststroke, Larson false started
- However, it was determined there was a technical issue and she was allowed to compete
- She finished in sixth place
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Last update: 16 October 2020
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