Cammile Adams

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Cammile Adams
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Personal information
Full nameNatalie Cammile Adams
Nickname(s)Cam-cam
National team United States
Born (1991-09-11) September 11, 1991 (age 27)
Houston, Texas
Height5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight143 lb (65 kg)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesButterfly
ClubAggie Swim Club
SwimMAC Carolina
College teamTexas A&M University

Cammile Adams (born September 11, 1991) is an American competition swimmer who specializes in butterfly events. She represented the United States in the 200-meter butterfly event at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2016 Summer Olympics in the same event.

Career[edit]

She was born in Houston, Texas, and graduated from Cypress Woods High School in Cypress, Texas.

Adams attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, where she swam for the Texas A&M Aggies swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition from 2011 to 2014. In four years of swimming for the Aggies, she has won four Big 12 individual championships in the 200-yard butterfly, 500-yard freestyle, and 400-yard individual medley (twice). At the 2012 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, she finished second in the 200-yard butterfly and was recognized as an All-American. As a senior, Adams won the 200-yard butterfly at the 2014 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships.

At the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, the U.S. qualifying meet for the Olympics, Adams made the U.S. Olympic team for the first time by winning the 200-meter butterfly.[1][2] Adams also competed in the 400-meter individual medley at the trials, and finished third with a time of 4:38.62.[3] At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, she finished fifth in the finals of the women's 200-meter butterfly.[4]

At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio on August 10, she finished fourth in the finals of the women's 200-meter butterfly with a career best time of 2:05.90.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texas A&M's Cammile Adams earns trip to Olympics," The Bryan–College Station Eagle (July 1, 2012). Retrieved July 5, 2012).
  2. ^ "A&M's Adams 'Flies' to Victory; Cal Alum Adrian Punches Ticket". Collegeswimming.com. Retrieved June 30, 2012.
  3. ^ "2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials (swimming) – Women's 400 metre individual medley (final)". Omega Timing. Retrieved June 30, 2012.
  4. ^ Results of the final on the BBC Sport website

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