Lisa Jacob

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Lisa Jacob
Personal information
Full name Lisa Rae Jacob
National team  United States
Born (1974-05-13) May 13, 1974 (age 42)
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 126 lb (57 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes 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 4×100-meter relay, and the 4×200-meter relay at the 1991 Pan American Games.[3] Later, she attended Stanford University, where she swam for the Stanford Cardinal swimming and diving team. 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 4×100 freestyle relay, and the 4×200 freestyle relay.[6]

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