Elaine Breeden

Lexington, Ky.
BIRTHDATE    November 18, 1988
HEIGHT    5' 10 3/4" (179.7 cm)
BIRTHDATE November 18, 1988
HEIGHT 5' 10 3/4" (179.7 cm)
CLUB NAME
Stanford Swimming (STAN-CA)

FOLLOW
FAST FACTS
  • One-time Olympian (2008)

  • One Olympic Medal (1s)

FUN FACTS
  • College Stanford '10

  • College Major Classics

  • Parents Dan and Lenore ... father is a contractor, and mother is a teacher

  • Sports Played Before Swimming Tennis, volleyball, horseback riding, ice skating, gymnastics

  • Nickname(s) Lainey

  • Pet(s) One cat, Leonidas (Leo) ... one dog

  • Hobbies Outside the Pool Reading, playing the piano, hiking, playing with her dog

  • Favorites Music: Jack Johnson, The Eagles, Lifehouse, movie soundtracks ... movies: Lord of the Rings, Gladiator ... tv: Planet Earth

Career Highlights
  • Finished third in the 100m fly and fifth in the 200m fly at the 2011 ConocoPhillips National Championships
  • Placed third in the 100m and 200m fly at the 2009 National Championships
  • won the 200y fly and placed second in the 100y fly at the 2009 NCAA Championships
  • earned a silver medal at the 2008 Olympics by competing in the prelims of the 400m medley relay
  • also placed seventh in the 200m fly and 10th in the 100m fly.
Olympics History
  • 2008: Silver, 400m Med-R(pr); 7, 200m FL; 10, 100m FL
WUGs History
  • 2007: Silver, 400m MR; 7, 50m FL; 8, 200m FL; 10, 100m FL
Olympic Trials History
  • 2008: 1, 200m FL; 2, 100m FL
Olympic Trials History
  • 2012: 5th, 100 Fl, 17th, 200 Fl
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2011: 3, 100m FL; 5, 200m FL
  • 2009: 3, 100m FL/200m FL
  • 2011 Winter- Bronze 200 Fl
NCAA History
  • 2010: 1st 100 Fl, 1st 200 Fl
  • 2009(Jr): 1, 200y FL; 2, 100y FL; 5, 200y IM
  • 2008 (So): 2, 200y FL/200y MR; 3, 400y MR; 4, 100y FL
  • 2007(FR): 1, 200y FL; 2, 100y FL; 3, 400y MR; 4, 200y MR; 5, 200y FR-R/200y IM; 9, 400y FR-R
2007 World Rankings
  • 37th, 100m FL; 28th, 200m FL

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