Heather Simmons-Carrasco

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Heather Simmons-Carrasco
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Born May 25, 1970 (1970-05-25) (age 45)
Mountain View, California, U.S.

Heather Lee Simmons-Carrasco (born May 25, 1970) is an American competitor in synchronized swimming and Olympic champion. Born in Mountain View, California, she competed for the American team that received a gold medal in synchronized swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.[1][2]

The Olympic team she was a part of that won gold consisted of Suzannah Bianco, Tammy Cleland, Becky Dyroen-Lancer, Heather Pease, Jill Savery, Nathalie Schneyder, Jill Savery, Emily Lesueur, and Margot Thien. The U.S. finished with a score of 99.720 points, and received nine perfect 10s from the judges for their performance. It was the first-ever Synchronized Swim Team event.

She attended West Valley College.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heather Simmons-Carrasco". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Synchronized Swimming"databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 27, 2008)