TWO-TIME OLYMPIC MEDALIST (1 SILVER, 1 BRONZE)  •  26-TIME NCAA ALL-AMERICAN  •  SIX-TIME NCAA CHAMPION  •  EIGHT-TIME PAC-10 CHAMPION  •  FOUR-TIME PAN AMERICAN GAMES GOLD MEDALIST  •  2010 HONDA SPORTS AWARD RECIPIENT AS THE NATION'S TOP COLLEGIATE FEMALE SWIMMER
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Julia Smit

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"For Julia to set another American record under these circumstances is a Herculean task. It's a tight field and a star-studded group; just to win is a phenomenal achievement in and of itself, but to do so while setting an American record is a tribute to her will." -Stanford Head Coach Lea Maurer
Personal Info

Born On:  December 14, 1987
Hometown:  Mt. Sinai, New York
Resides:  Palo Alto, California
Education:  Stanford University '10
Height:  6'0"

Biography

Julia is an exciting young swimmer who has seen success at every level of her career. After being named the National Swimmer of the Year by various outlets in her last three years of high school, she went on to a record-breaking career with the Stanford Cardinal.

In the summer of 2008, she had the opportunity to compete at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, and came away with two medals (silver and bronze) in her first Olympic experience.

Julia is an exciting new addition to the Swim Champions' team, and is one to watch as a legitimate threat to make a huge splash at the 2012 London Olympics!