Kathleen Baker

Winston Salem, N.C.
BIRTHDATE    February 28, 1997
HEIGHT    5' 8 1/2" (174.0 cm)
BIRTHDATE February 28, 1997
HEIGHT 5' 8 1/2" (174.0 cm)
Team Elite (TE-CA)
David Marsh

  • One-Time Olympian (2016)

  • Three World Champs medals (1g, 1s, 1b)

  • Two Olympic Games medals (1g, 1s)

  • High School Forsyth Country Day, Homeschooled ...15

  • College California '19

  • College Major Public Health

  • Future Professional Aspirations Pharmaceutical or medical device sales rep

  • Parents Norris and Kimberley ... Norris is an administrator/educator, Kimberley is a CFP and swam at College of Charleston

  • Sibling(s) Older sister (Rachel) swam at Washington & Lee University

  • Most Influential Person "My parents because they have been there to support me and pick me up every step of the way. My mom is a incredible mom who was able to run her own business while never missing a swim meet, soccer, game or school play act. My coach David Marsh who is a second parent to me and someone who I idolize as a coach. He has made me a better swimmer and person. I also admire my fiance for serving our country in the Marine Corps."

  • Affiliated non-profits or Organizations Crohns and Colitis Foundation

  • Favorites sports team: Carolina Panthers

  • Favorites race: "Breaking the world record outside in the 100M backstroke at USA nationals [2018]" in Irvine 2018

  • ISL Team LA Current

Career Highlights
  • 1x Olympian (2016)
  • 2x Olympic medalist (1g, 1s)
  • 3x World Championships (LCM) medalist (1g, 1s, 1b)
  • 4x Pan Pacs medalist (1g, 1s, 2b)
  • 5x U.S. national champion
  • 9x U.S. National Team member
  • Former world-record holder in the 100m backstroke
Olympics History
  • 2016: Gold, 4x100m Med-R; Silver, 100m BK
World Champs History
  • 2019: 6th, 50m BK; T-6th, 100m BK
  • 2017: Gold, 400m Med-R; Silver, 100 BK; Bronze, 200 BK; 5th, 50 BK
  • 2015: 8th, 100m BK
Pan Pacs History
  • 2018: Gold, 200m BK; Silver, 4x100m Med-R; Bronze, 100m BK; Bronze, Mixed 4x100m Med-R
  • 2014: 9th, 100m BK
SC Worlds History
  • 2018: Gold, 400m Med-R; Silver, 200m BK; Bronze, 200m IM; 5th, 100 BK
  • 2014: Silver, 200m FR-R (PR); 6th, 100m BK; 11th, 200m BK
Olympic Trials History
  • 2020: 5th, 200m BK; 11th, 100m BK; 11th, 200m IM
  • 2016: 2nd, 100m BK
  • 2012: 13th, 200m BK; 14th, 100m BK; 23rd, 200m IM
U.S. Nationals History
  • 2018: 1st, 100m BK; T-1st, 200m BK; 1st, 200m IM
  • 2017: 1st, 100m BK; 1st, 200m BK; 2nd 50m BK
  • 2014: 2nd, 200m BK; 4th, 100m BK; 10th, 200m IM; T-15th, 50m BK: 22nd 100m FL
  • 2013: 2nd, 4x100m FR-R; 4th, 50m BK; 6th, 100m BK; 6th, 200m BK
  • 2011: 27th, 100m BK; 34th, 200m IM; 43rd, 200m BK
NCAA History
  • 2018: 1st, 200y BK; 2nd, 200y IM; 2nd, 4x50y Med-R; 2nd, 4x100y FR-R; 3rd, 100y BK; 3rd, 4x100y Med-R; 3rd, 4x200y FR-R
  • 2017: 1st, 100y BK; 1st, 200y BK; 1st, 200y IM; 1st, 4x50y Med-R; 2nd, 4x200y FR-R; 3rd, 4x100y FR-R
  • 2016: 2nd, 200y IM; 3rd, 4x200y FR-R; 10th, 4x100y Med-R; 13th, 100y BK; 13th, 200y BK
Intl. Results
  • 2012 Jr Pan Pacs: 9th, 100m BK; T-10th, 200m BK; T-15th, 400m IM; T-23rd, 200m IM
World Jrs History
  • 2013: Silver, 100m BK; Silver, 200m BK; Bronze, 4x100m Med-R; Bronze, Mixed 4x100m Med-R; 4th, 200m IM; 4th, 50m BK

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