Ashley Whitney

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Ashley Whitney
Personal information
Full name Ashley Ann Whitney
Nationality  United States
Born (1979-08-21) August 21, 1979 (age 34)
Nashville, Tennessee
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 123 lb (56 kg)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Club Bolles Sharks
College team University of Georgia,
University of Florida,
University of California, Berkeley

Ashley Ann Whitney (born August 21, 1979) is an American former competition swimmer who was a freestyle specialist and an Olympic gold medalist.

At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, Whitney earned a gold medal when she swam for the winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the women's 4x200-meter freestyle relay.

She was born in Nashville, Tennessee. For high school, she attended the Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida, a private preparatory school. At Bolles, she was a member of coach Gregg Troy's Bolles Sharks swim team, a program with a reputation for producing future international swimmers and Olympians.

Whitney initially attended the University of Georgia, where she was a member of coach Jack Bauerle's Georgia Bulldogs swimming and diving team in 1999—Georgia's first NCAA national championship team. She later transferred to the University of California, Berkeley, where she finished her college career swimming for coach Teri McKeever's Cal Bears women's swimming and diving team.[1]

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  1. ^ Whitney's bio from the Cal Athletics website.

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