Barbara Bedford (swimmer)
|Full name||Barbara Jane Bedford|
|National team||United States|
|Born||November 9, 1972|
Hanover, New Hampshire
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||134 lb (61 kg)|
|College team||University of Texas|
Barbara Jane Bedford (born November 9, 1972), who competed as BJ Bedford, currently known by her married name, Barbara Miller, is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder.
Bedford represented the United States at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. She was a member of the U.S. team that won the Olympic gold medal in the women's 4×100-meter medley relay and set a new world record of 3:58.30 in the event final. Her record-setting teammates included Megan Quann (breaststroke), Jenny Thompson (butterfly), and Dara Torres (freestyle).
- List of Olympic medalists in swimming (women)
- List of University of Texas at Austin alumni
- List of World Aquatics Championships medalists in swimming (women)
- Pan American Games records in swimming
- World record progression 4 × 100 metres medley relay
- Peddie School, Swimming World Magazine. Retrieved February 27, 2011. "A national swimming power, Peddie swimmers represented the U.S. in the last three Olympics including double gold medalist, Nelson Diebel in Barcelona and gold medalist BJ Bedford in Sydney."
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