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Katie Hoff

  • Team: United States
  • Sport: Swimming
  • Discipline: Freestyle

Biography

At the 2004 Athens Olympics Katie made history by becoming the youngest member of the entire US team at 15 years and 2 months. She made it in to the final of the 200m Individual Medley in Greece, where she finished 7th overall.

Since 2004, Katie has continued to make her mark on the international swimming scene - breaking records and winning numerous accolades. Her most notable and impressive achievement was breaking 2 world records at the 2007 FINA World Championships in Melbourne - the 400m Individual Medley and the 4 x 200m Freestyle relay.

Katie enjoyed great sucess at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, winning one Silver and two Bronze medals.

Records Held

2007 FINA World Championships

1st 400m IM (WR)

1st 200m IM

1st 4x200m Freestyle Relay (WR)

Achievements

Olympic Silver in the 400m Freestyle at the 2008 Games

2010 Pan pacific Championships USA

1st 4x200metres freestyle relay

2010 World Swimming Championships (25metres) Dubai

1st 400metres Freestyle (Championship record)
2nd 200metres Freestyle

2008 Olympic Games

  • 2nd 400m Freestyle
  • 400m Individual Medley
  • 4th 200m Freestyle
  • 4th 200m Individual Medley

2008 Olympic Games, Beijing

1st 400metres Freestyle: (Championship record)
3rd 400metres IM