Mitzi Kremer

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Mitzi Kremer
Personal information
Full name Mitzi Patricia Kremer
National team  United States
Born (1968-03-18) March 18, 1968 (age 47)
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Concordia-Pleasant Hill
College team Clemson University

Mitzi Patricia Kremer (born March 18, 1968), later known by her married name Mitzi Tighe, is an American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. Kremer received a bronze medal as a member of the third-place U.S. team in the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay, together with teammates Mary Wayte, Dara Torres and Laura Walker.[1]

Kremer attended Clemson University, where she swam for the Clemson Tigers swimming and diving team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) competition. She is recognized as the university's most decorated swimmer, having won two NCAA championships, sixteen All-American honors, and five ACC championships.

She was the head coach of Team New Tampa YMCA club swim team, in Tampa, Florida, until 2010. She currently lives in Titusville, Florida, where she grew up, and is in charge of the Aquatic program at the YMCA Aquatic and Family Center in Orlando, Florida.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Mitzi Kremer. Retrieved November 13, 2012.
  2. ^ Lyn Dowling, "Mitzi Kremer Tighe back in the swim in Titusville," Florida Today (March 24, 2014). Retrieved April 10, 2015.

External links[edit]

  • Mitzi Kremer – Olympic Games results at