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Lisa Jacob

Lisa Jacob
Personal information
Full name Lisa Rae Jacob
Nationality  United States
Born (1974-05-13) May 13, 1974
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 126 lb (57 kg)
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Mission Viejo Nadadores
College team Stanford University

Lisa Rae Jacob (born May 13, 1974) is an American former competition swimmer who won two gold medals at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.[2]

Jacob won three gold medals in the 200-meter freestyle, the 4x100-meter relay, and the 4x200-meter relay at the 1991 Pan American Games.[3] Later, she swam collegically at Stanford University, where she won three Pacific-10 Conference championships[4] and two NCAA championships in the 1995–96 season.[5] The highlight of her career was at the 1996 Summer Olympics, where as a member of the United States team she won gold medals in both the 4x100 freestyle relay, and the 4x200 freestyle relay.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "Hickock Sports- History- World University Games". Retrieved December 25, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Lisa Jacob Biography and Olympic Results". Retrieved December 25, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Hickok Sports- History- Pan American Games Women's Swimming Medalists". Retrieved December 25, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Pac-10 Champions in Women's Swimming and Diving". Retrieved December 25, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Stanford Official Athletic Site- Women's Swimming and Diving". Retrieved December 25, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Swimming Results for the 1996 Summer Olympics". Retrieved December 25, 2009. 

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