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Kate Ziegler

  • Team: United States
  • Sport: Swimming
  • Date of birth: 27-Jun-1988
  • Discipline: Freestyle

Biography

Career Highlights:

Broke the longest-standing swimming World record when she shattered Janet Evans’ World record in the 1500m freestyle in June ’07 by nearly ten seconds… won gold in the 400m free and 800m free at the 2007 ConocoPhillips National Championships… Double gold medalist in the 800m and 1500m free at the 2007 and 2005 World Championships… Won gold in the 800m and 1500m freestyle at the 2006 Pan Pacific Championships… Gave up collegiate swimming eligibility in April 2006 to turn professional

Outside of the Pool:

Is currently a Communications major at George Mason University (class of ’10) … Loves cooking, fashion and shopping…

Records Held

World Records

1500m free (LCM) – 15:42.54 – 6/17/07 – Meet of Champions, Mission Viejo CA

American Records

1500m free (LCM) – 15:42.54 – 6/17/07 – Meet of Champions, Mission Viejo CA

800m (SCM) – 8:08.00 – 10/14/07 – Essen, Germany

1500m (SCM) – 15:32.90 – 10/12/07 – Essen, Germany

Achievements

World Records

1500m free (LCM) – 15:42.54

2010 Pan pacific Championships

1st 800metres freestyle
2nd 1500metres freestyle

2010 World Swimming Championships (25metres) Dubai

3rd 800metres Freestyle